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14/11/1964 Rapper Joseph ‘Run’ Simmons is born

Joseph Ward Simmons, known by the stage name Run, Rev. Run or DJ Run, is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group Run–D.M.C. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend Run. Simmons was born in Hollis, Queens, NYC. He is the younger brother of artist Danny Simmons and Russell Simmons, the co-founder of Def Jam Records.

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