Jam Master Jay

(via allhiphop.com) – Curtis Scoon, the man the New York Daily News implicated in the murder of Jam Master Jay, has come forward to rebuff today’s article. Jam Master Jay, born Jason Mizell, was gunned down on October 30, 2002 at his Queens, New York recording studio, 24/7. Despite the fact that there were five […]

The murders of 2Pac and the Notorious B.I.G. are top of mind when it comes to unsolved murders in hip-hop, but sadly, they’re not the only ones whose murderers have never been brought to justice. Jam Master Jay’s murder is still unsolved, and all of these cases seem to be cold. Find out who else […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) RUN DMC JMJ Way, Hollis Avenue & 205 St When: August 30, 2009 What: The pioneer rap trio get a street named after them in their neighborhood of Hollis, Queens. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black Music” presents 100 Rewarding Black Music […]

Via: GlobalGrind.com Birthday November 14, 1964 Reverend Run has accomplished so many things in his lifetime. From being a rapper, a DJ, a husband/father, and even an ordained minister, there’s not much that the Rev hasn’t done. From Run DMC, to Run’s House, to performing with his own sons Jojo and Diggy, on the 2010 […]

In Dan Charnas’s up-coming book, The Big Payback: The History Of The Business Of Hip-Hop, the former magazine editor, record producer, and current InteractiveOne managing editor reveals a little-known truth about the relationship between one of hip-hop’s biggest executives and the late Jam Master Jay.

On Sunday August 30th, RUN DMC and the late Jam Master Jay were honored with a Queens, NY street being renamed in their honor. 205th and Hollis Ave is now known as RUN DMC/ JMJ Way. Bdot over at RapRadar caught the historic moment.