March 27, 2014
March 27th marks the 30th anniversary of Run DMC's debut album
30 years ago, the world was introduced to MC's Run & DMC. Their DJ, Jam Master Jay started his legendary reign as the man behind the turntables for the iconic Hip Hop group.
Released on March 27th, 1984; Run-DMC has been regarded by music writers as one of early hip hop's best albums and a landmark release of the new school hip hop movement in the 1980s.
In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums. In 1989, the album was ranked number 51 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Albums of the 1980s. In 2003, the album was ranked number 240 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
psychology pays tribute with The Diamond In The Rough: The Run DMC Edition.