Posting this, JUST because I can! I’m forever a RUN-DMC fan, period. They are my heros and there hasn’t been group with the likes of these brothers since. Not even the Wu-Tang with triple the number of members could give me the feeling that RUN-DMC and Jam Master Jay gave. I remember when I was about 14, my cousin Anthony borrowed his Mother’s Porshe 944, as he was supposed to get it washed, but we ended up driving up and down Bailey and around Delavan pumping the Tougher than Leather Album, with one of my favorites being “Run’s House.” Many years later, as a majority of people are aware of, Run’s House became the name of his reality show. To my knowledge, Run-DMC was nominated for a Grammy, but never a winner, but they are still the undisputed KINGS OF ROCK!!

Also, an extra special SALUTE to the Kings for bringing Hip Hop to the stage front and CENTER in the world of music. This performance was at the Grammy’s, and look how square and appalled the audience is. It’s hard to rock a show when the people aren’t giving you energy, but today, EVERYONE stands on their feet for the Hip Hop performances at the Grammy’s and thats partly in thanks to the Kings for paying the cost!!


About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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