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Kings from Queens: The Run DMC Story

Documentary • TV-MA • TV Series • 2024

Kings From Queens: The RUN DMC Story, produced by Believe Entertainment Group, is the never-been-told story of the most influential rap group in the history of music, RUN DMC. Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell met on the streets of Hollis, Queens before these hip-hop legends would go on to legitimize a genre of music that critics labeled a fad. Their influence on culture shattered racial barriers, making them international stars and fashion leaders of the ‘80s. After a series of life-changing events and challenges, including the murder of their beloved DJ, Jam Master Jay, Rev Run, and DMC reunite to tell their story and celebrate the genre of music they established.

Director: Kirk Fraser
Executive Producers: Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, William H. Masterson III, Brian Hunt, Dan Goodman, Michael Lehman, Erik Blamoville
Produced By: Believe Entertainment Group

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Season 1 Episode 1

It's Like That

S1 E1 . 60m
Run-DMC meets on the streets of Queens before introducing their music and swagger to the world.

Season 1 Episode 2

It's Tricky

S1 E2 . 73m
Run-DMC’s fame grows exponentially, but they struggle to find a consistent voice within hip-hop.

Season 1 Episode 2

Down with the King

S1 E3 . 78m
Rev Run and DMC deal with the tragic death of Jam Master Jay and reunite to celebrate hip hop.

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Kings from Queens: The Run DMC Story premiered February 1, 2024 exclusively on Peacock!

Some of the biggest names in music will appear in Kings from Queens: The Run DMC Story including LL Cool J, Jay Z, Steven Tyler, Eminem, Salt-N-Pepa, QuestLove, and Nas.

Run-DMC was an influential hip-hop group from Queens that formed in 1981 and consisted of Joseph Simmons (Rev. Run), Darryl McDaniels (DMC), and Jason Mizell (DJ Jam Master Jay).

Kings from Queens is a docuseries that tells the story of Run-DMC and their influence on music, fashion and culture.