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Run-DMC’s Darryl McDaniels Blasts NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton For Calling Rappers “Basically Thugs”

Run-DMC Darryl McDaniels clapped back at NYPD's top cop, slamming Bill Bratton for his negative umbrella comments about rappers.


Historic Photos Of KRS-One, Nas, Queen Latifah & More To Be Featured At The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian will be the host of another monumental exhibit in hip hop history.

Movies & TV

Sneak Peek: Rev Run & Family Take On Mexico and Jamaica In New Travel Show

The MC of Run-D.M.C. and his family will star in a new show on the Travel Channel.


#BestOfBonnaroo: DMC And Chance The Rapper Triggered Nostalgic Feels At Super Jam

Super Jam, a celeb karaoke of sorts, brought us all down memory lane thanks to DMC of Run-DMC, Chance The Rapper, SZA and more.


8 Days Until Christmas: 10 Classic Christmas Rap Songs

Not All holiday songs are high notes and soulful hymns, some of them are filled with lyrical wordplay and explicit rhymes. Yep we're…


Russell Simmons Talks Kanye West And ‘My Adidas’

As Russell Simmons continues to promote his new book, Success Through Stillness, Nice Kicks caught up with Rush to ask him how he feels about…


Vixen Vent: Hip Hop is Officially Dead

I think it's safe to say that hip hop is officially dead. Although Macklemore appeared to have made a sincere gesture by openly admitting…


Behind The Scenes: Angela Simmons’ Vixen Cover Shoot [Video]

Angela Simmons slays as our latest Vixen cover girl. The 26-year-old entrepreneur is always on the go, but during our cover shoot, the…


Vanessa Simmons and Boyfriend Welcome Baby Girl

Congrats are in order for Vanessa Simmons and her boyfriend Mike Wayans! The longtime couple welcomed a healthy baby girl, Ava Marie Jean…


Q&A: Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels Talks Run-DMC’s Legacy & Why Both Macklemore & Kendrick Lamar Should Have Won A Grammy

After clocking in more than three decades in the game, rap group Run-DMC remains some of the most influential to rock a mic. To this…


Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels To Be Honored By Doing Art Together Organization

Hip-hop pioneer Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels is no stranger to making art. As one of the core members of rap group Run-DMC, McDaniels has since given…


LL Cool J Talks About His History In The Music Game

LL Cool J hit up Jimmy Kimmel's show to talk about hosting the Grammys this Sunday, touring with the Beastie Boys, Run-DMC and Public Enemy,…


Run-DMC And Sugarhill Gang Hits To Be Inducted In Grammy Hall of Fame

Two hip-hop classics are among 27 new recordings being inducted into the Grammy's Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The Academy has announced that Sugarhill…


Interview: D.M.C. Of Run-D.M.C. Fame Plots Comic Book Takeover

Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels is on a mission. The member of the iconic hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is out to…


Run DMC And Adidas Reveal 2013 Fall/Winter “Injection” Pack

Run DMC is no stranger to sporting Adidas tracksuits, Shell Toe kicks and other swag comfort clothing. A relationship dating back three decades, the fashion…


DMC Denies Run-DMC Reunion

Those looking for an official Run-DMC comeback may be in for some heartache. Members Darryl "DMC" McDaniels and Reverend Joseph "Run" Simmons have been hyping…


10 Throwback Songs That Mention Designer Brands

Music has a way of speaking volumes to the listener, so it's no surprise that brand placement has been a common part of…


VIBE Exclusive: A Chat With Brazil’s Top Electronic Dance Music DJ Renato Ratier

The name Renato Ratier is synonymous with Brazil's DJ culture. With his first EP release D-Edge Records on Beatport, a new studio and restaurant opening…
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