533 Run DMC – Run DMC

In March of 1984 Run DMC released their debut album.

Breaking down the genre to it’s bare bones, the group opted to keep the beats tighter and rhymes harder than anyone had done yet.

The results? The first rap album to hit gold status, the creation of the rap/rock genre, and the opening salvo of hip hop’s rise to cultural dominance.

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