Legendary rap trio Run DMC has been nominated for induction into the 2009 'Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame'.

According to Rolling Stone, Run DMC was nominated alongside Bobby Womack, Metallica, Wanda Jackson, The Stooges, Jeff Beck, War, Little Anthony and the Imperials.

If Run-DMC get voted in, they will be the second hip-hop group behind 2008 inductees Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five.

The 2009 ceremony is slated to take place at Cleveland’s Public Hall on April 4th and will be open to the public.