Sneak Preview of Hip Hop Legend Darryl “DMC” McDaniels'
3D Virtual World at Engage! Expo in NYC, March 10.
Hip hop artist and co-founder of Run-DMC Darryl McDaniels –to be
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this April -- is opening a whole
new world to his fans: DMC’s 3D Virtual World. On the leading edge of the
trend for musical artists to engage with their fans via the interactive media
world, DMC will host a sneak preview for invited media and special guests of
his very own 3D virtual world, www.DMCWorlds.com
, – immediately following
Engage Expo’s “Music Goes 3D: The Music Industry’s Next Great Frontier”
panel session with execs from leading 3D virtual world and entertainment
With technology melding Darryl McDaniels’ real and virtual worlds, attendees
can jump onto computers and navigate their avatars (virtual personas)
through a simultaneous adventure in DMC’s 3D Virtual World. Your personal
avatar can join others to explore DMC World’s rich on-screen spaces that
replicate the actual venues from DMC’s personal and professional life as a Hip
Hop artist, including backstage at a concert, performing on stage, a night at a
Hip Hop club, and a NYC rooftop party
Sneak Preview March 10, 2009, 3:30–5:30 p.m. – immediately following
the Engage Expo’s “Music Goes 3D” panel discussion (2:30-3:30)
launch of DMC’s Virtual World slated for later in April, 2009.
Engage! Expo VIP Lounge, Room 1E03, Javits Center, NYC.
With virtual worlds on the forefront of social media and entertainment,
DMC’s World is a perfect forum for DMC and his fans to interact with one
another and his music and just have fun in an innovative way. Additionally, it
provides an opportunity for DMC to raise awareness and support The Felix
Organization 501c3 charity, which DMC co-founded to provide positive life
experiences for foster kids, including opportunities to go to summer camp. A
portion of DMC Worlds subscriptions are being donated to The Felix Organization.
DMC was responsible for igniting the hip hop/rock revolution in 1986 with the
incredible Run-DMC/Aerosmith collaboration on “Walk This Way” and now he is
the first hip hop artist to lead the charge into the virtual worlds arena.
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