STEREOGUM: Sarah McLachlan Song Saved D.M.C. From Suicide

By Collin Robinson Photo Credit:Duane Prokop Daryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels of pioneering rap duo Run D.M.C. struggled with severe depression and suicidal thoughts in the late ’90s, and he opens up about his mental health in a new memoir entitled Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide. McDaniels had been sober for years after struggling with alcohol […]

Amsterdam News: A hero like me—Darryl “DMC” McDaniel

by Jasmine T. Murray Whereas some children look for leaders on television and media, others in the New York City area are looking towards their communities. On June 22, 2016, at NYC Lab High School for Collaborative Studies in Manhattan, the NYC Department of Youth and Communities Development and well-known hip-hop enthusiast and publisher and […]

5 weekend things to do in Marshfield

3. Free Vox Concert, Columbia Park, Saturday The Vox Concert Series welcomes Laura Reed for an evening of music outdoors at 6 p.m. Saturday at Columbia Park, 201 W. Arnold St. Admission is free to all Columbia Park events, but a suggested donation of $10 per person is encouraged toward helping the Vox Concert Series […]

Harlem World Pick: Harlem Fave Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Gets Comical

Posted on 06/21/2016 by Harlem World Magazine On June 22, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) will hold the “DYCD Heroes Project” comic book showcase with hip-hop legend and Darryl Makes Comics Publisher and Founder Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. The winning teams selected in April to work with professional comic book artists from […]

NBC NEWS: Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels: Commissioner Bratton Should Apologize to Rappers

by ASSOCIATED PRESS Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl “DMC” McDaniels says the New York police commissioner’s recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — are disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize to rappers like Chuck D, Will Smith and Kendrick […]

CNN: DMC tackles black-on-black crime and police brutality in new song

Story by Deena Zaru and Video by Alex Lee, CNN   New York (CNN)Rapper Darryl McDaniels — known as DMC — says gun violence shouldn’t be a partisan issue. The artist told CNN in an interview that partisan “arguing” over gun control needs to stop and called on politicians to find “sensible and safe” solutions […]

Release: DARRYL ‘DMC’ McDANIELS TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘FLAMES’

  DARRYL ‘DMC’ McDANIELS TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘FLAMES’ ADDRESSING ISSUE OF GUN VIOLENCE AND POLICE SHOOTINGS INFLUENTIAL HIP HOP ICON JOINED ON IMPASSIONED SONG BY DISTURBED BASSIST/PRODUCER JOHN MOYER AND ROCK VOCALIST MYLES KENNEDY POTENT LYRIC VIDEO FOR ‘FLAMES’ TO DEBUT ON CNN.com “Get Political” (New York City, NY May 14, 2016)  Legendary rap […]

ACCLAIMED SINGER/SONGWRITER INDIA.ARIE JOINS OPRAH WINFREY FOR SUPER SOUL SESSION SERIES

    ACCLAIMED SINGER/SONGWRITER INDIA.ARIE                     JOINS OPRAH WINFREY FOR SUPER SOUL SESSION SERIES  Grammy Winning Artist Works For Wellness, Purpose, And Positive Change In The Social Consciousness Movement (New York, New York, May 08, 2016) The captivating sessions that Oprah Winfrey heralds as “Life-Transforming Talks from […]

Exclusive Interview with Laura Reed

How did you discover the bluesharp? ~ Someone gave me one in passing, I can’t recall the occasion but I was immediately drawn to it. A few days later I went on a camping trip to a bioluminescent island off the coast of NC and brough it with me. It was a full moon, I […]