Hip-Hop

RUN D.M.C

PUBLISHED IN THE KITCHENER-WATERLOO RECORD Friday, Oct 23, 1997   By Nick Krewen For The Record   Beats, rhyming and scratching. Run-D.M.C., the rap pioneers from Hollis, Queens in New York, promise to keep it pure and simple Saturday night when they make a rare appearance at the University Of Waterloo’s Federation Hall. “We’re not using any fancy costumes or big choreography or anything like that,” declares Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels…


A little TLC is going a long way

PUBLISHED IN THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR     BY NICK KREWEN   If you want a record deal, try your local hairdresser. It worked for TLC, the hot Atlanta baby faced pop trio whose month-long reign at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 with the song “Creep” ended last week. Four years ago, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins was a struggling singer looking for the right connection. When she met Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes during…