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RUN DMC & PUBLIC ENEMY

Run DMC is known for their fusion of rock and hip-hop, which helped popularize the genre in the mainstream. 


They were the first hip-hop group to earn a platinum record and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.


Run-D.M.C. is a pioneering hip hop group that was formed in Hollis, Queens, New York, in 1981. The group consists of Joseph "Run" Simmons, Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels, and Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell (who passed away in 2002).


Run-D.M.C. is widely regarded as one of the most influential and successful acts in the history of hip hop.

Some of their most famous songs include "It's Tricky," "Walk This Way" (a collaboration with Aerosmith), and "My Adidas." They were known for their distinctive style, which often included wearing Adidas tracksuits and fedora hats.



Run-D.M.C. played a significant role in bringing hip hop to mainstream audiences and breaking down barriers between hip hop and rock music.


The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, recognizing their impact on the music industry.



Public Enemy is known for their politically charged lyrics and activism.


Their music often addresses issues such as racism, poverty, and police brutality. 


They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.


Public Enemy is a pioneering and influential hip hop group that emerged in Long Island, New York, in 1985.


The group is known for its politically charged lyrics, innovative production, and powerful stage presence. The core members of Public Enemy include Chuck D (vocals), Flavor Flav (vocals), Professor Griff (minister of information), and the Bomb Squad (production team).



Fight the Power" became an anthem for the African American community and was prominently featured in Spike Lee's film "Do the Right Thing" (1989). Public Enemy continued to release influential albums like "Fear of a Black Planet" (1990) and "Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black" (1991).



It’s difficult to compare the two groups as they have different styles and messages. However, both groups have made a significant impact on the hip-hop genre and have inspired many artists that followed them.


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