On Thursday 6th July 2006 BBC 6 Music will be celebrating 20 years since Run DMC brought Rap Music into the mainstream with the release of “Raising Hell” which became the first Rap album to go platinum.
Beginning with Breakfast with Phill (07.00-10.00) through to Steve Lamacq (16.00-19.00) they will be playing selected tracks from “Raising Hell” as their featured Album Of The Day featuring some archive clips of the band discussing how they made it.
BBC 6 Music Plays It Again (Thursday 6th July, 21.30-22.00) will be playing out the acclaimed documentary “Its Like That: The Run DMC Story”.
They will also be offering listeners the chance to win their exclusive DJ Starter Kit including decks, a mixer, needles and headphones and some exclusive DJ bags and accessories and some custom made BBC 6 Music Run DMC Day slipmats.
For more information see www.bbc.co.uk/6music/events/raisinghell/.
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