Run-DMC inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Finally, after Run-DMC was nominated 2008 for a 2009 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and it was confirmed on January 14, 2009, that Run-DMC would be one of the five inductees to the Rock Hall, today Run-DMC was joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

After Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five in 2007, Run-DMC is the second rap act to be awarded the honor.

Today night, Saturday April 4th, 2009, the induction ceremony was happening in Cleveland. It was Eminem to held an induction speech for Run-DMC. Run and DMC attended the ceremony surrounded by their families and that of JMJ.

Read more at (re ceremony) and USA Today (re nomination). And don’t miss HipHopRX‘s article!

YouTube – Eminem’s Induction Speech

YouTube – Run-DMC Interview at the 2009 Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

Dailymotion – Run-DMC Acceptance Speech