Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (Run-D.M.C.): “Rock Talk” Podcast Audio Interview

BY JASON DEBORD This article features the latest in an ongoing series of “Rock Talk” podcast audio interviews for the Rock Subculture Journal.  Today’s guest is Darryl McDaniels, best known as DMC with Run-D.M.C. (he prefers to be called “D”).  D was a featured guest at Sac-Con in Sacramento this past weekend, promoting his authentic […]

Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl McDaniels on Why Marvel Was Always Better Than DC Comics

For 30 years now, Run-D.M.C.’s music has been ubiquitous. As rap’s premier group of the ’80s — which saw their hits becoming staples in seemingly every coming-of-age movie — Run-D.M.C., and tracks like “It’s Tricky” and “Walk This Way,” have burrowed themselves into our brains. With members Rev Run, 50 (née Joseph Ward Simmons), and […]

DMC Saves the World

By: Savas Abadsidis “I’m the king of rock, there is none higher Sucker MC’s should call me sire… DMC stands for devestating mic control You can’t touch me with a ten foot pole… My name is Darryl, you can call him D You can call me Darryl Mack, or you can call him DMC People always […]

Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels is doing something “way way cooler”

By Eric Renner Brown – All too often, the cycle in which washed-up celebrities cash in with pulpy memoirs and as guests on reality TV series repeats itself. But hip-hop legend Darryl McDaniels, a founder of Run-D.M.C., is doing something way, way cooler. McDaniels has loved comics since he read them as a kid in […]

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Explains Why He Got Into The Comic Book Business

By Andrew Steinbeiser Before one of the world’s most iconic hip-hop artists even knew how to throw down a beat, he was something else entirely: A comic book geek. Speaking with Bloomberg TV, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run-DMC explained how comic book superheroes were the first passion in his life. A self-described “geeky, nerdy kid,” […]


Kiel Phegley, Staff Writer While comics has seen its share of “famous fanboys” arrive from movies and TV in recent years, few media personas have been kicking around the convention scene as long as Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. The legendary hip hop MC has been preaching his love of comics since his days as part of […]

Run-DMC’s rapper Darryl McDaniels launches

The newly minted comic company, Darryl Makes Comics, is ready to debut its first novel, ‘DMC’ at New York Comic Con in October. Darryl McDaniels portrays himself as a superhero instead of a rapper in the graphic novels. BY ETHAN SACKS Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC is going back to his childhood passion – comic books […]

Review: DMC #1

Chris Salce Legendary hip-hop pioneer Darryl “DMC” McDaniels has an all-new project coming out, but this time, it’s a comic! DMC has started a publishing company called Darryl Makes Comics, and has also launched the first graphic novel called “DMC.” DMC has been a fan of comics since he was a young kid in New […]

Yahoo Music: Why Run-DMC, Hip-Hop’s Greatest Trio, Was Almost a One-Man Show

by Billy Johnson, Jr. Run-DMC, hip-hop’s most famous rap trio, was almost a solo act. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels had to win the approval of the group’s manager to secure his spot, the Rock and Roll Hall of fame inductee told Yahoo Music Wednesday on the eve of the 30th anniversary of Run-DMC’s self-titled debut album. […]


Doing Art Together Holds 29th Annual Benefit In New York City on Monday, March 24, 2014 New York, NY (March 11, 2014) – The 29th Annual Doing Art Together Benefit – emceed by NBC’s Weekend TODAY news anchor and TODAY correspondent Jenna Wolfe, along with special guest, New York’s First Lady Chirlane McCray – will […]

NYCC: Boom! Bap! Pow!! Comic Books & Hip Hop With DMC Panel

By Jay Deitcher Most people know Darryl “DMC” McDaniels as the Grammy nominated MC that merged rock, pop and hip hop to become one of the most iconic rappers of all time as a member of Run DMC. McDaniels is also a hero to me because he is one of the nicest dudes on the […]

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

By: Keith Murphy 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 change the face of comic books. The man with the legendary booming vocals has collaborated on his own superhero vision titled (what else?) DMC. But don’t make […]