Excellence in Leadership Presents:
October 27, 2014 7:30 p.m.End:
October 27, 2014 9:30 p.m.Location: Pruis Hall
Artist, author and entrepreneur, Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons, front man of the hip hop group Run D.M.C., will present "A Conversation with Rev. Run" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
One of the most influential men in American pop culture, Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons knows how to leave a legacy. After all, as the front man of seminal hip hop group Run-D.M.C., Simmons is widely credited for ushering rap music into mainstream culture. But Simmons’ influence hardly ended with Run D.M.C. He also built a fashion empire, wrote three bestselling books, starred in multiple successful television shows and became a spiritual leader and source of inspiration for his millions of fans. Simmons has gracefully transitioned into a spiritual thought leader, making immense contributions to music, fashion and television along the way.