Best known as Rev. Run, he is a member of the influential hip hop group Run-D.M.C. and star of the reality show Run's House. In 2018, he began starring on the Netflix comedy series All About the Washingtons.
He began performing with his group The Force before founding Run-D.M.C.
He began using his name Rev. Run after becoming an ordained minister.
He is the brother of Def Jam founder Russell Simmons.