Today In Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Jam Master Jay (January 21, 1965 – October 30, 2002)

Getty Images Today marks the 12th anniversary since Jay Master Jay, of the legendary group Run-DMC, passed away. The 37-year-old DJ master was murdered back on October 30, 2002, but the case still remains unsolved. 2002: Jam Master Jay, legendary DJ for Run-DMC, was shot and killed while in a Queens recording studio on October 30, 2002. He was 37 years old at the time. Real name Jason Mizell, Jam Master Jay had been hanging out at the studio with friends and his assistant when an unknown man dressed in black entered the studio, gave Jay an introductory hug before ...

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