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Peacock To Premiere Kings From Queens: The RUN DMC Story Docuseries Next Month

January 18, 2024 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Peacock is set to premiere a new docuseries on RUN DMC next month. The streaming service announced that Kings From Queens: The RUN DMC Story will premiere as a three-part series starting February 1st on the service.

The announcement reads:

The Three-Part Docuseries Featuring Never-Been-Told Stories and Archival Footage of RUN DMC’s Rise to Fame Premieres Exclusively on Peacock Thursday, Feb 1

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!

* Quote from artist and executive producer, Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons – “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.”

* Quote from artist and executive producer, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels – “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.

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