“Run-DMC is over”: Group to play last show at Madison Square Garden
Written by ABC Audio All Rights Reserved on January 23, 2023
Bad news for Run-DMC fans: the legendary hip-hop group is coming to an end. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels made the revelation during a recent interview with Rock the Bells.
“Run-DMC is over,” he said. “The only way Run-DMC gets back together is if The Beatles get back together. Can that happen?”
“The final show that we are ever going to do is going to be at Madison Square Garden in April,” DMC continued, before announcing the show will be featured in an upcoming documentary. “Run-DMC’s last show ever. ‘Cause it’s time for [Rev] Run to go be Paul McCartney and me to be John Lennon. We done did what we could do.”
According to DMC, the MSG concert will “be a live production” featuring appearances from Ice-T and Wu-Tang Clan. “The show is going to be like The Last Waltz by The Band,” he added. “We’re doing that movie idea.”
As for the documentary, he compared it to Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s 2017 HBO docuseries, The Defiant Ones. He’s hoping to sell it to Netflix — or the highest bidder.
Run-DMC formed in 1983 with members Rev Run, DMC and Jam Master Jay. Jay was fatally shot in 2002.
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