25 / 7: “Raising Hell” July. by Xfm 25 on Mixcloud

n July 1986, Run DMC released their 3rd studio album “Raising Hell”. The record was produced by Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin – and featured the worldwide hits “Walk This Way” and “It’s Tricky”. “Raising Hell” was an immediate success which took hip hop culture from relative obscurity to beginnings of a global phenomenon. TIME magazine called it “rap’s first masterpiece” and included in their 100 greatest records of all time.

In this edition of “25”- Xfm pays tribute to the 25th anniversary of this landmark album and the band that brought hip hop to the mainstream… Run DMC.

XFM 25; July 2011 “Raising Hell” by Run DMC

Presenter; Ian Camfield 

Producer; Sam Coley 

Assistant Producer; S-Endz

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