Famous rapper Darryl McDaniels is coming to Colorado this Friday (March 17).

Better known by his stage name DMC, McDaniels is the founder of Run-DMC, the rap group behind hits like "It's Tricky" and "Walk This Way."

"It's Tricky" — Run-DMC

So, why is DMC visiting the Centennial State? He'll be attending the Fire and Ice Benefit in Aspen.

The event is a partnership between The Future of Food and The 100 Billion Meals Challenge, a Tony Robbins initiative with the goal of ending mass hunger and food insecurity.

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According to a press release from Fingerprint Communications, proceeds from the event will go toward "short-term immediate relief meals and monetary support for investment for local development, agriculture, innovation, and infrastructure for long-term impact."

"We could not be more honored to be chair members and hosting the first-ever Fire & Ice Gala raising funds for 100 Billion Meals & The Future of Food," said Amy Green, co-chair of The 100 Billion Meals Challenge and host of the event, in the release. "Our passion is to bring good people from all over together to have a greater understanding of the importance of ending mass hunger and food insecurity."

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DMC will take the stage at the event to perform and talk about his new children's book, Darryl's Dream. There's no word on how long he'll be in Colorado, but keep your eyes peeled for the superstar this week.

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