Joseph Simmons
Joseph Simmons

Birth name

Joseph Ward Simmons

Also known as

Run, Rev. Run, DJ Run


14 November 1964 (age 52)
Queens, New York City, New York, United States


Hip hop, rap rock


Rapper, reverend

Years active


Associated acts

Run-D.M.C., Russell Simmons

Joseph Ward Simmons (born 14 November 1964), better known by his stage name Run (alternatively Rev. Run or DJ Run), is an American rapper from Queens, New York. He is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group Run-D.M.C.. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend Run. Simmons found new popularity in 2005 with his family's MTV reality show Run's House.


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