Run DMC’s ‘King of Rock’ Turns 30 Today

blame it on JES7 January 21, 2015

Another classic, golden age rap album proves to stand the test of time today. On Jan. 21st – 30 years to the day – the legendary Run DMC released their sophomore album King of Rock to massive critical acclaim, helping to thrust Hip-Hop into the mainstream.

The album saw the trio of Jam Master Jay, Rev. Run & DMC experiment with a more-rock infused theme – steeping heavy metal riffs and thick drums into a potent concoction that would captivate and hypnotize fans across the globe.

The album spawned singles like the title track (see below), “Jam-Master Jammin” and “You Talk Too Much.”

Big ups to Run DMC, and Rest In Power JMJ!

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