Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Backs Hillary Clinton “Because it’s Gangsta”

dmc.jpgDarryl “DMC” McDaniels of the legendary group, Run-DMC, attended his first political fund-raiser at the Capitale nightclub in New York City last week for Democratic Presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. According to The New York Observer, DMC is juggling his decision to back either Clinton or Barack Obama. Apparently, DMC believes Barack “could fix everything,” but is leaning towards Clinton “because it’s gangsta [and] I ain’t doing what everybody else is doing.”

“He [Obama] is probably the best man for the job because he don’t really got to worry about people, taking people’s sides,” DMC told The Observer. “Like, Hillary has people she dealt with for years and sometimes she might have to make a decision and tell these people, ‘F you, I got to do this,’ and they’re going to get mad at her. But see, with Barack right now, he can look at the whole landscape.”

When The Observer asked whether Barack would do a better job as President than Clinton, DMC responded. “I didn’t say that. I said he would come and fix everything. Hillary, she can fix everything, too. But it’s a little easier for Barack because he hasn’t been around as much. He’s been in the Senate and doing those things.” DMC continued to say. “I have faith in Hillary. I just [think] Barack would have nobody to worry about. He’s like Run-DMC wearing Adidas into a Reebok [or] Nike party. People got to respect that.”

  • http://www.myspace.com/larrybrite larry brite

    sorry – that’s not gangsta – Why Not Vote For A Intelligent Black Person? (THAT’S GANGSTA . . . i guess)

  • keke

    That has got to be one of the dumbest things I have ever heard in my life!!! Please tell me that was a misquote, please!! I have so much love for Run DMC, and D has just made himself look like a fool!

  • Three4

    Fix everything…yeah right…the U.S. got more than 99 problems- and that´s just in Iraq…

  • Purple Hulk

    FUCK THAT
    Your a dumbass if you dont support Ron Paul for President

  • da_realting

    expect a little better reasoning from DMC never thought he would say it is gangsta to vote for Hillary!!!! whats that mean?

  • CL81

    Little did he know that Reebok was bought by Adidas. However, people involved in politics is a good thing.

  • http://www.xxlmag.com EReal

    What the fuck is he talking about?

    Another Old School rapper on CRACK. *SMH*

    1 hunned.

  • http://www.yahoo.com Streets Is Watchin

    its a sad day when one of your heroes is talkin out his ass what in the fuck is he talkin about gangsta aint shit gangsta about hilary clinton but bill