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Today In Hip-Hop: RIP Jam Master Jay

On this day, October 30, in hip-hop history... 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 ...

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DJ Quik Is Not Retiring

When Compton rap legend DJ Quik announced on Twitter on October 28 that he was selling his production equipment and would no longer be mixing or engineering records, it was speculated that the 43-year-old hip-hop veteran was formally retiring from ...

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