has launched his own music company, titled Darryl's Music
Company. The first release off the new label will be his own
debut album, "Checks, Thugs & Rock N Roll."
The record, which is slated for a summer release date is a
departure from the direction that Run-DMC normally takes.
I are moving in different directions," he told Billboard.
"While he was recording this album, I was recording my
own stuff. Apparently, what I had to offer wasn't worthy of
a Run-D.M.C. album. I don't want to do what I was doing in
the '80s. I have evolved. I have a different outlook to the
DMC didn't contribute
much to the new Run-DMC album, "Crown Royal", which
is laced with collaborations from such acts as Fred Durts,
Everclear and Sugar Ray.