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Darryl McDanielsDarryl McDaniels was inspired in the late 1970's by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, this led him to try his hand at DJ'ing which eventually led him to becoming a world famous rapper with Run D.M.C.
  • Mini Bio
  • Name: Darryl Matthews McDaniels
  • Born: 31st May 1964, Harlem, New York, U.S.
  • Also known as: Easy D, DMcD
  • Occupation: Rapper and music producer
  • Famous for: Member of Run-D.M.C.
  • Shock event: Found out in 1999 he was adopted

"Hip-hop made me feel accepted with the down crowd and with the in crowd. It made me feel legitimate"

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"Many of my years in Run-DMC were spent feeling like an unneeded third wheel"

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"Jay loved life and was murdered, while, ironically, I was the one consumed with trying to kill myself"

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"Fame fortune and being DMC was just fulfilling no more so, in my mind I was; Ok, I gotta check out of here"

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"So, I was like, I gotta figure out how to commit suicide"

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"I was fortunate enough to be raised by parents who opened their hearts and home to me"

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Darryl McDaniels hip hop made me feel accepted with the down crowd and with the in crowd