Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Brings Hip Hop And The World Of Comics Together For A New Book — Tha Wire [VIDEO]
What does 80's Hip Hop culture have in common with superheros? A new comic book by Run-DMC legend Darryl McDaniels.
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run-DMC is bringing the worlds of hip-hop and comics together for a new project. The legendary MC has launched a new imprint, Darryl Make Comics, and is planning to create a 48-page graphic novel.
The book is based on a superhero named Darryl, who’s on a mission to fight injustice in an alternate universe. What’s cool is that the book will infuse ’80s hip-hop culture and comic book themes to help narrate the story. For more info, listen to Tha Wire below.
In other news, Alicia Keys and Maxwell‘s collab, ‘Fire We Make,’ is just the tip of the iceberg for these superstars. Fans will be happy to know the two singers are going back to the studio to create some more magic with an EP of duets.
Maxwell gave up all the details in a recent interview with Billboard and said, ”We’re definitely working on an EP that’s sort of Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell.” I don’t know about you, but I’m excited and can’t wait to hear more.
Speaking of which, Maxwell’s doing his own thing and currently putting the final touches on his forthcoming LP. Get all the details and find out when it'll be in stores. It's all inside Tha Wire below.
Finally, Guerilla Black, who’s real name is Charles Williamson is in some serious hot water. As previously reported, the rapper was busted for being involved in a major credit card scheme. The 33-year-old now faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the conspiracy and computer fraud charges, up to 15 years and $250,000 fine for a device fraud charge, up to 30 years and $1 million fine for bank fraud charges, and a minimum 2 year sentence for an identity theft charge.
This Tuesday, the rapper plead guilty to federal conspiracy, unauthorized access to a protected computer to facilitate fraud, access device fraud, bank fraud, and aggravated identity theft charges.
Two co-conspirators have already been sentenced for the plot. A 22 -year-old Dutch computer hacker David Schrooten, who got a 12 year and 21-year old hacker Christopher Schroebel, who got 7 years in 2012.
Find out how Black and his two hackers got the numbers and learn when he gets his sentence. Press play now to hear Tha Wire: