Post Band

In 2002, Jam-Master Jay was shot and killed at a recording studio in Jamaica – a still unsolved crime. Run and DMC immediately released a statement announcing the disbanding of the group. Jay’s memorial featured albums, flowers, and Adidas sneakers.

 

The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 – the second hip hop group after Grandmaster and the Furious Five.  And they have cemented their place in pop culture with a Rev Run reality show in 2005 and a 2016 SNL Cameo from DMC.

 

They even have a custom branded Adidas sneaker.

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