When Run-D.M.C. covered Aerosmith’s ‘Walk This Way’ with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, it was a signal of change in music. Rock met hip-hop/rap and the result was magical. Click through to see the video for the song and more about it.
In 1986, Run-D.M.C. was on the climb and Aerosmith was in need of some help. The two crossed paths to do a version of ‘Walk This Way’ which is still though of today as a revolutionary collaboration.
On its 25th anniversary last year, Stephen Pitalo wrote a blog about the song called Fear, Racism, Rehab and History: The 25th Anniversary of Run DMC & Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way”.