Aerosmith, Run-D.M.C.'s Darryl 'D.M.C.' McDaniels Reunite for 'Walk This Way' (Video)
Performing a beat-perfect rendition of the Top 5 hit from 1986 at a sold-out show in New Jersey, Boston-bred rock and Queens-born rap collided gloriously once more.
Aerosmith relived one of the biggest moments of their career on Tuesday night in New Jersey when the band was joined by Run-D.M.C.'s Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels for the 1986 hit "Walk This Way."
Performing a sold-out show just outside New York City at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, singer Steven Tyler and guitar slinger Joe Perry made their way to the center of the arena for a stellar rendition of one of the first rap-rock hits, while McDaniels delivered every rhyme in note- and beat-perfect time. The three ended the number at the top of the ramp with an enthusiastic embrace, no doubt remembering the untimely passing of Run-D.M.C.'s Jam Master Jay 10 years ago this October.
Aerosmith kicked off its Live Nation-promoted Global Warming tour on June 16, weeks before Tyler announced that he would be leaving his other nearly full-time gig of two years as a judge on American Idol. The band will release a new album Music From Another Dimension, on Nov. 6.
Watch the performance below:
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