Jam Master Jay

Today In Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Jam Master Jay
On this day, Oct. 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 Master Jay had been hanging out at the studio with friends and his assist…
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Hip-hop had endured some pretty chilling circumstances throughout the years. Witnessing everything from shootings to car accidents, the rap game has literally been through the wire. Compiling a list of five moments when the unthinkable occurred in hip-hop, XXL presents 5 Frightening Moments In Hip-H…
The 10 Best Documentaries About Rappers
Last week, Detroit rapper Danny Brown released 12.12.08, a documentary from 2009 that chronicled his steady hustle in the D's hip-hop scene. While the film felt slightly dated, it certainly captured a moment for Danny, back when he still had braids and a generally different rap style, a fa…
SCRATCH: Is 50 Cent The Purveyor Of Master Jay’s Legacy?
Today is the 6th anniversary of Jam Master Jay's murder. The Queens native was shot and killed in his recording studio back in 2002, the case still remains unsolved.
So I happened upon this news on Monday about a JMJ documentary called Two Turntables And A Microphone, which 50 Cent will be relea…

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