How Jam Master Jay Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Jam Master Jay reached the too young age of 37 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Music Producer.

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?

Jam Master Jay's death was caused by Murder.

Information about the death of Jam Master Jay
Cause of deathMurder
Age of death37 years
ProfessionMusic Producer
BirthdayJanuary 21, 1965
Death dateOctober 30, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Back in the day, if someone said that hip hop and rap was a fad, that was a joke to me because they just didn’t know what they were talking about. In reality, there were so many people who didn’t know what they were talking about it.

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I was a drummer and I played the guitar.

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If I started at 13, by the time I was 14 I was already good enough to play in front of people. I started off playing drums when I was 5, so playing in front of people didn’t matter – not a problem.

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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.

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And I know how many DJ pools have grown and I know how DJing has grown in the overall, but that was the technical side of it to me. DJs were rolling around, looking for stuff to buy and looking to see what was in the store when they get there.

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