What Does RUN-D.M.C. Stand For?
The name of arguably the greatest hip-hop group of all-time is a combination of the names of the two rappers who make up Run-DMC. This conisists of their rapper names which are Run and DMC.
What Does Run’s Name Mean?
Run’s name comes from Joseph Simmons’ old DJ name, which was DJ Run. After he became a ordained minister in 2004, he became Rev. Run.
What Does D.M.C. Stand For?
D.M.C. is an acronym for Devastating Mic Controller, but it's also an play on Darryl McDaniels’ birth name. Before picking up the microphone, he was a DJ (like Run) and went by the name Darryl Mac which was also his childhood nickname.