Joseph Simmons

March 21, 2012 - 10:24pm
At Syracuse University, Rev. Run discussed race and religion's role in hip-hop

Hip-hop pioneer Joseph Simmons addressed an audience Wednesday night in Syracuse University's Gifford Auditorium. He spoke about the relationships between race, religion and hip-hop. Simmons — also known as Rev. Run and part of Run DMC — was the featured panelist at "Race Relations: Race, Religion and Hip-Hop in the Modern World," sponsored by the Theta Xi Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and the Student African American Society.