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 […]

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’

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Rap legend Darryl McDaniels talks about his battle with depression in his new memoir, ‘Ten Ways To Commit Suicide.’t [/av_textblock] [/av_one_full][av_one_full first] [av_codeblock wrapper_element=” wrapper_element_attributes=”] [/av_codeblock] [/av_one_full]

People: How Confronting Addiction and Depression and Finding His Birth Mom Saved Run-DMC’s Darryl McDaniels from Committing Suicide

BY JEFF NELSON Photo Credit:SPENCER HEYFRON Most know Darryl “DMC” McDaniels for his sick rhymes, hip-hop legacy in groundbreaking group Run-DMC and placement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – but his rock star life was riddled with demons. Growing Pains: A Tough Transition to Stardom Growing up in a middle-class family in […]

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 […]