The music producer Jam Master Jay passed away at age 37, way too young.
Biography - A Short Wiki
Born Jason Mizell, he was known as the DJ and producer of the influential 1980s hip-hop group Run-D.M.C.
He fathered three sons with wife Terri Corley-Mizell.
How did Jam Master Jay die?
Murder caused Jam Master Jay's death in 2002.
|Cause of death||Murder|
|Age of death||37 years|
|Birthday||January 21, 1965|
|Death date||October 30, 2002|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Profile has half the publishing and they control and administer the publishing and distribute and own the records, so our group is a 10-point crew. But we got a lot of money off of the shows.Jam Master Jay
Believing in something and being a part of something you believe in and watching it work and coming from it.Jam Master Jay
I just wanted to be a part of the band. Actually, that’s what inspired me.Jam Master Jay
Then I got a gig with an older friend who had the equipment and he played in this bar. They would bring me in the bar through the backdoor and I would DJ in the back room most of the night. Then they’d take me out the backdoor, so I was never really in the bar.Jam Master Jay
I was a drummer and I played the guitar.Jam Master Jay