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Run DMC ft Pete Rock & CL Smooth “Down With The King” (1993)

Down with the King” was the second and final single from Run–D.M.C.‘s sixth studio album Down with the King. It featured Pete Rock & CL Smooth with Pete Rock producing the song.

After three unsuccessful singles from the group’s previous album, “Down with the King” became Run-D.M.C.’s second-biggest hit after “Walk This Way”, peaking at No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming their only single to reach the top spot on Hot Rap Singles chart.

The music video, which was directed by Marcus Raboy, received heavy airplay and featured cameos from Eazy-E, Redman, Kris Kross, Jermaine Dupri, Onyx, Salt-n-Pepa, KRS-One, EPMD, A Tribe Called Quest, Kid Capri, Das EFX, P.M. Dawn and Naughty by Nature. See if you spot them all!


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One response to “Run DMC ft Pete Rock & CL Smooth “Down With The King” (1993)”

  1. Big Daddy Tek1 says:

    Such good memories of this era and this song was part of it.

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