King of Rock: Respect, Responsibility, and My Life with Run-DMC
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King of Rock: Respect, Responsibility, and My Life with Run-DMC

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Darryl McDaniels, better known as DMC, is only one-third of the groundbreaking rap group Run-DMC, but his trendsetting style and street-smart wisdom have made him a star in his own right. Darryl formed Run-DMC fifteen years ago with two friends, and since then the group has been transforming rap and hip-hop into the most popular music in the world, while building a fan bas...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 20th 2001 by Thomas Dunne Books (first published January 28th 2001)
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Feb 25, 2010 RØB rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Run-D.M.C. fans, Rock and Roll autobiography fans
I look at the cover of this book, whereupon it is indicated that Darryl McDaniels had help from one "Bruce Haring" in writing this book, but I can't even fathom what Mr. Haring brought to the table of this book's authorship, because the tone and diction is distractingly conversational. This is both a strength and a weakness, though...sure, you get your fair share of "could of"s and "do you know what I mean?"s and so forth, which can be endearing, or just tiring.

DMC has an awesome career under hi...more
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