Run-D.M.C.

Ultimate Run DMC

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Sure, other rap artists came before them, but Run-D.M.C. were rap's first superstars -- one of the first rap acts to not suffer from the "one-hit wonder syndrome." As a result, numerous compilations of the group have been issued over the years, but none are as comprehensive as the 2003 double-disc Ultimate Run DMC, which packs one disc of hits and one DVD of their most popular videos. Just about every single Run-D.M.C. favorite you can think of is included here, including early classics of rock-based rap ("Rock Box," "King of Rock") and hits that made the group a worldwide sensation ("Walk This Way," "It's Tricky," "My Adidas"), as well as a few latter-day favorites ("Down With the King," the Jason Nevins version of "It's Like That"). If you're looking for a Run-D.M.C. collection that compiles all the hits neatly on a single disc, with an extra added bonus, then Ultimate is a must-have. Undoubtedly the best Run-D.M.C. collection out there.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Run-D.M.C. 05:32 SpotifyAmazon
2 Run-D.M.C. 03:45 SpotifyAmazon
3 Run-D.M.C. 05:11
4 Run-D.M.C. 03:34
5 Run-D.M.C. 05:14 SpotifyAmazon
6 Run-D.M.C. 03:12 SpotifyAmazon
7 Run-D.M.C. 03:04 SpotifyAmazon
8 Run-D.M.C. 03:11 SpotifyAmazon
9 Run-D.M.C. 03:23 SpotifyAmazon
10 Run-D.M.C. 04:51 SpotifyAmazon
11 Run-D.M.C. 05:33 SpotifyAmazon
12 Run-D.M.C. 02:49 SpotifyAmazon
13 Run-D.M.C. 03:11 SpotifyAmazon
14 Run-D.M.C. 03:14 SpotifyAmazon
15 Run-D.M.C. 04:06
16 Run-D.M.C. 02:42 SpotifyAmazon
17 Run-D.M.C. 05:04 SpotifyAmazon
18 Run-D.M.C. feat: Jason Nevins 04:08 SpotifyAmazon

Track Listing - Disc 2

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
Run-D.M.C.
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