Peacock TV has released the trailer for their upcoming three-part docuseries Kings From Queens: The Run DMC Story, which is set to premiere Thursday, February 1, 2024.
“They’re the reason that hip-hop is as big as it is right now,” Ice Cube explains in the trailer.
“They changed the sound of music, the audience for rap music,” Mike D of the Beastie Boy says.
Kings From Queens: The RUN DMC Story is a three-part documentary series, produced by Believe Entertainment Group, chronicling the iconic forefathers of hip-hop, RUN DMC. This unique series will take you back to the 1980s, when Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell cultivated a one-of-a-kind sound that took not only Queens, but the world, by storm.
The docuseries features exclusive interviews from RUN DMC, as well as some of hip-hop’s biggest names, including Ice Cube, LL COOL J, Questlove, Beastie Boys, Ice-T, Chuck D, Tom Morello, Salt, Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, Ed Lover, Jermaine Dupri, and many more!
Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons (RUN DMC member &executive producer) – “I am very happy that the world is going to see our great story. So thankful for all that participated in helping us over the years. I started out as a young DJ Run and ended up impacting the world with my group RUN DMC. I am blessed to have been on this amazing journey.”
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (RUN DMC member &executive producer) – “This documentary series will reach, teach and educate people on the RUN DMC dynamic. I know people will see themselves in our journey and I am hopefully that the next 50 years of Hip Hop will be a movement of positive improvement and creativity, in the same way we changed music and the world.