DMC’s Virtual World

Fox 5 New York’s tech expert Brett Larson sat down with rapper Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels from Run-DMC to talk about what inspired him to create DMC’s Virtual World, which he says is a away for an artist to have a direct communication with their listeners.

The interview video at has since been removed.

Congressional Coalition On Adoption Institute Honors ‘Everyday Angels’

Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels from Run-DMC spoke during the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute event honoring “Everyday Angels” on September 20th on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The coalition is dedicated to raising awareness and ease barriers for the tens of thousands of orphans and foster children in the United States and the millions of orphans around the world in need of adoption. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

DMC On Violence In Hip-Hop: ‘Something Has To Give’

Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels of Run-DMC tells MTV News that while hip hop music doesn’t cause crime, it’s not helping matters either. Imitating a thug life, even just for image’s sake, helps keep the cycle of art-imitating-life-imitating-art on repeat. “Everything that these rappers try to get away from is everything that kills them,” he said. Read more.

Interview With DMC

Contributed by AdamBernard:

A legendary musician lays in his bed staring at yet another hotel room ceiling. This ceiling happens to be in Europe. Millions of thoughts enter his mind, all about life, all leading to a finality he isn’t sure he can handle. D.M.C., one third of the legendary trio Run-D.M.C., was the man in that bed and wide eyed and wide awake the question of whether or not he still needed to be alive entered his head. “There was an empty void in me,” he explains of his pained night of a decade ago, “I was suicidal.” Read more.