Run-DMC was one of the most popular hip hop groups to ever exist, and they revolutionized the music industry. Founded in 1981 by Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, these acclaimed musicians crafted a unique sound that made an impact all over the world. They achieved their biggest success with hits like “It’s Like That,” “Walk This Way,” and “My Adidas.” Run-DMC was praised for their artistic skill as well as earning eight gold and platinum albums from 1984 to 2001. Awards such as being inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, number 12 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artist list and winning the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award are just a few of their accomplishments. To this day, Run-DMC remains a beloved part of musical history that cannot be forgotten.