Jam Master Jay

(Jason Mizell)
Age: 37

DJ for the pioneering rap band Run-D.M.C. He was widely considered one of the kindest men in rap. He mentored up-and-coming musicians and remained loyal to his native Queens, New York. He was murdered in his music studio.

Died: Queens, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2002

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