Eminem is scheduled to induct hip-hop legends Run-D.M.C. into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month according to the Associated Press.
The famed Queens trio, consisting of Reverend Run, DMC and the late Jam Master Jay, will be only the second rap act to earn a spot in the prestigious club behind Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Em will officially swear the group in on April 4th in Cleveland’s Public Audiorium.
Run-D.M.C. is largely credited as the first major rap act to crossover in to the mainstream with such hits as “My Addidas,” “Run’s House,” “King of Rock,” “It’s Tricky” and “Walk This Way.”
In related news, Em is currenly working on his highly anticipated disc Relapse, the first solo album from the Detroit superstar in over four years Set for release on May 19th, it was recently reported that Em will also be putting out a sequel to the long awaited disc later on in ’09. – Elan Mancini