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When Darryl McDaniels (DMC of RUN DMC) was suicidal, the only thing keeping him from killing himself was Sarah McLachlan's album "Angel." He met her at a party, told her what her album meant to him, and said, "Your album is called 'Angel.' You sing like an angel. But to me, you are God."

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Run DMC was TOTALLY against doing a remake with Aerosmith for "Walk This Way." They initially read the lyrics and called it "hillbilly bullshit", and refused to do it. Rick Rubin "persuaded" them to do it, and the rest is history.

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  1. Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Queen, The Who, Biggie, Nas, Led Zeppelin, Run DMC and Tupac have all won a combined ZERO Grammy awards.

  2. Police believe that Jam Master Jay from RUN DMC, was murdered for working with the then upcoming artist 50 Cent. 50 recorded a song called 'Ghetto Qu'ran' that annoyed gangster Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff, who then had 50 cent shot 9 times, and Jam Master Jay murdered for working with him.

  3. Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Scorpions are not in the Rock and Roll HOF, but Run DMC is.

  4. Penn and Teller performed magic tricks in Run DMC's "It's Tricky" video

  5. Penn and Teller were in Run DMC's 1987 music video or "It's Tricky"

  6. The sampled horn riff from Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" is lifted from a track by Clarence "Strokin'" Carter

  7. The 1988 Run DMC song Mary, Mary, is actually a cover song of a 1968 Monkees song written by Michael Nesmith

  8. Rick Rubin, famed producer of Beastie Boys, Eminem, Kanye, Run DMC, Andrew Dice Clay, etc. was the main investor in a Professional Wrestling Federation.

  9. Penn and Teller appeared in the music video for Run-DMC's "Tricky"

  10. Pen and Teller cannot trick RUN DMC.

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Run-DMC sampled "Back Door Santa" by Clarence Carter for their song "Christmas in Hollis"

Sarah McLachlan unknowingly saved the life of Run-DMC's Darryl McDaniels - source

In 1986 Penn & Teller starred in the Run DMC music video for "Tricky" - source

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