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Today In Hip-Hop: Run DMC Releases “Walk This Way” Featuring Aerosmith

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history…  1986: Up and coming record producer, Rick Rubin, pulledout a vinyl record of a semi popular rock band named Aerosmith, and showed this to his then loosely managed musical colleagues, Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell and recommended they do ...

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Raekwon “Footsteps In The Dark”

The Isley Brothers have been sample magnets for hip-hop producers for many years. Today, Raekwon chooses their classic, "Footsteps In The Dark" to continue his Throwback Thursday series. Rae spits velure raps over the smoothed-out IB track which was famously ...

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