Guardian: DMC from Run-DMC: ‘I snorted and guzzled through almost every day’

Music is a cutthroat, disrespectful, low-life, motherfucking, crab-ass, lyin’, deceivin’, stab-you-in-the-back type of business, and that’s just the good part of it!” Darryl “DMC” McDaniels laughs (perhaps channeling Hunter S Thompson’s famous line about the record business). We’re discussing the Devastating Mic Controller’s autobiography Ten Ways Not to Kill Yourself, which he has also forcefully […]

Huffington Post: Run-DMC Member Opens Up About His Battle With Mental Illness

Brennan Williams Pop Culture Editor, The Huffington Post Photo Credit:JONATHAN MANNION Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is back with a new memoir, Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide, which delves into a seemingly unlikely topic: mental health issues. But for the Run DMC co-founder, it’s a topic he knows all too well. The book, which picks up […]

Ebony Magazine: [Black Mental Health Awareness Month] Darryl McDaniels Talks Suicide

BY TERRENCE CHAPPELL Hip-hop didn’t save Darryl “D.M.C.”’ McDaniels’ life; it damn near killed him. On stage, Darryl McDaniels of the hip-hop trailblazing trio Run-DMC, had an energy and confidence that defied gravity. Draped in gold chains with a fresh pair of white untied Adidas, DMC’s lyrics led a generation into hip-hop, a budding music […]

GOOD DAY NY: ‘Ten Ways To Commit Suicide’

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12 things to know about Danny Aiello: Hustler to Lorenzo’s headliner

By Rob Bailey | STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Danny Aiello has a 320-page memoir out with an epic title: “I Only Know Who I am When I am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, On the Stage, and in the Movies”(Gallery Books). Lotta words for a lotta life. Thought you already knew this […]

Poetry SLAM! with Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC

Wayne Public Library Releases Calendar of Young Adult Activities for April Rockette Experience; Chess; Poetry SLAM!; Money Smart Young Adults; CommuniTeens Meeting. By NATALIE MIELES (Patch Staff) Event Date: 4/18/2015 Event Time: 2 – approximately 4 p.m. In celebration of National Poetry Month, middle & high school students will recite their own original work of […]

Actor Danny Aiello at Maplewood’s Words Bookstore March 19

BY: VILLAGEGREENNJ The beloved, Oscar-nominated actor Danny Aiello will be at Words Bookstore in Maplewood on Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m., signing copies of his memoir, “I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else.” Aiello’s “big-hearted memoir reveals a man of passion, integrity, and guts–and lays bare one of the most […]