Darryl McDaniels aka D.M.C of the legendary hip hop group Run-DMC sat down for an hour conversation as part of SXSW’s keynote interview series. In part 1 of Darryl talks about his childhood, being bullied on his way to school, escaping into comic books, his first hip hop memories, turning an oppressed bullied kid into a hip hop super hero, early days of hip hop, The Sugar Hill Gang’s Rappers Delight, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s Super Rappin and The Message, Cold Crush Brothers, how Run-DMC came to be and how Russell Simmons didn’t want him to be part of group at first, plus much more! Watch above.



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