Happy Bornday @THEKINGDMC D.M.C. Born Darryl Matthews McDaniels May 31, 1964. Darryl, along with his partner Joseph Simmons form the legendary duo Run-D.M.C. Together they have 2 Gold Albums & 3 Platinum albums under their belts. Their breakthrough album was 1986's Raising Hell, which went Triple Platinum & peaked at #3 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart.