HENDERSON, Nev. – Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, the pioneering musician, accomplished author, fashion mogul and star of the hit MTV reality show “Run’s House”, will perform at halftime this Sunday when the Raiders will host Washington at Allegiant Stadium.
“I am honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to play for Raider Nation at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world,” said Rev Run.
The frontman of hip-hop group Run-DMC, Rev Run has sold tens of millions of records worldwide and is widely credited with bringing rap music into mainstream culture. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Run-DMC was named the greatest hip-hop artist of all time by MTV and VH1.
Recently Rev Run has become a much sought after DJ and speaker. Behind the turntables, Run has toured the world headlining music festivals across Europe and performing at high profile events such as the Super Bowl, American Music Awards and Fashion. New York Week. Run’s daily inspirational words of wisdom are followed by nearly 4,000,000 people on Twitter and established him as a thought leader in the social media world.
Rev Run joins a diverse and talented roster of artists to keep fans entertained at Raiders’ games at Allegiant Stadium in 2021. Rock star Sammy Hagar hosted the halftime show on November 21 while electronic music producer and DJ Marshmello electrified the crowd at the intermission on November 14. State University’s World Famed Tiger Marching Band performed at halftime of the October 24 game.
Rap icons split twice at the Raiders ‘halftime in 2021 with Ludacris on October 10 and Too $ hort and Ice Cube at the Raiders’ regular season opening intermission on September 13. At halftime on September 26, Raiders Legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame 2021 inductee Tom Flores was honored and received his Hall of Fame ring. Lifelong Raiders fan and entertainment superstar Carlos Santana performed a touching two-song set at halftime of the August 14 game, the first with fans at Allegiant Stadium.