Run-DMC were a hip hop trio founded in 1983 from Hollis, a neighborhood in Queens, NY. The group, which featured rappers Run and DMC backed by DJ Jam Master Jay, released their debut, self-titled album in 1984. It was the first rap record to be certified Gold. And from there, their career just continued to take off, as they released Platinum and Multi-Platinum albums which cemented them as one of most important rap groups to ever exist.Sadly, they broke up when Jam Master Jay was murdered at his studio in 2002. This original Run-DMC logo crewneck sweatshirt is nicely worn and faded.