Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#47) Run DMC – Run DMC

December 14, 2017By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1984 Notable Songs: “Hard Times”, “Rock Box”, Sucker M.C.’s”, “It’s Like That” Album MVP: “It’s Like That”  Why I Loved It: I feel like Run DMC is perhaps rap music’s biggest crowning achievement of all-time. From their start with this debut studio album lasting until this very day they’re still unmistakably an influence for rap artists everywhere, … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#75) Run DMC – Raising Hell

November 6, 2017By Patrick Moran

YEAR RELEASED: 1986 NOTABLE TRACKS: “Walk With This”, “My Adidas”, “You Be Illin”, “It’s Tricky”, “Proud to be Black”, “Peter Piper” ALBUM MVP: “Walk This Way” WHY I LOVED IT:  Simply put, “Raising Hell” changed the rap game for good. Younger fans of hip hop may think I’m embellishing the significance of this album but … Read More