Legal name: Joseph Simmons (aka Rev. Run)
Also performs as: Run (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
Joseph Ward Simmons (born November 14, 1964), known by the stage name Rev. Run or DJ Run, is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group Run–D.M.C.. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend Run.
He found new popularity in 2005 with his family's MTV reality show Run's House.