1. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Miz ...

  2. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Miz ...

  3. Suspect Named In Jam Master Jay Murder

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Federal prosecutors have alleged that a low-level career bandit may hold the key to one of the more high-profile mysteries of the hip-hop world: Who killed rap pioneer Jam Master Jay of Run-D.M.C.? Federal prosecutors have alleged that a low-level c ...

  4. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 ...

  5. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 ...

  6. Feds: Drug Lord Plotted To Kill 50 Cent

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Federal investigators believed that crack kingpin Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff and employees of rap label Murder Inc. plotted to assassinate rapper 50 Cent as revenge for a song detailing McGriff's crimi Federal investigators believed th ...

  7. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay ...

  8. Run-D.M.C. Preps 'Ultimate' Hits CD, DVD

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Almost a year after the murder of founding member Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell), legendary rap act Run-D.M.C. will be celebrated Oct. 28 with "Ultimate Run-D.M.C." The Arista two-disc CD-and-DVD set f Almost a year after the murder of foun ...

  9. Man Arrested In Shooting Of Jam Master Jay's Nephew

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York police reportedly are investigating whether there could be a connection between the fatal shooting of rap legend Jam Master Jay and the wounding months later of the rapper's nephew. New York police reportedly are investigating whether ...

  10. Report: Jam Master Jay Carried Gun

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 longtime associate of Run-D.M.C.'s Jam Master Jay says the peace-promoting rap icon was scared and showed him a handgun the day he was fatally gunned down at his recording studio, according to a publi A longtime associate of Run-D.M.C.'s J ...

  11. Beastie Boys Sign On For Jam Master Jay Tribute

    April 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys will perform April 25 at Las Vegas' House of Blues, in a show that will serve both as a tribute to slain Run-D.M.C. DJ Jam Master Jay and a warm-up for the veteran rap trio's headlini The Beastie Boys will perform April 25 ...

  12. Rapper 50 Cent Arrested On Weapons Charges

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper 50 Cent (real name: Curtis Jackson) was arrested Tuesday (Dec. 31) morning after police found two guns inside a car parked outside a New York nightclub where he was due to perform, authorities Rapper 50 Cent (real name: Curtis Jackson) was ar ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Dr Pepper, R.E.M., Elton John

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Dr Pepper, R.E.M., Elton John LL Cool J, Anastacia, and Paulina Rubio will pay tribute to Run-D.M.C., Cyndi Lauper, and Celia Cruz, respectively, in a new series of soft-drink Dr Pepper's "Be You" television ads. Both the arti ...

  14. Ashanti, Nelly Clean Up At Billboard Awards

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B/hip-hop artists Ashanti and Nelly were the top honorees at the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, aired live tonight (Dec. 9) on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ashanti took home eight awards, R&B/hip-hop artists Ashanti and Nelly were th ...

  15. Top Stars To Salute Run-D.M.C. At Billboard Awards

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nelly, P. Diddy, Nas, and Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith are slated to appear at an all-star tribute to Run-D.M.C. and its late DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) at the 2002 Billboard Music Aw When Jam Master Jay was tragically murdered Oct. ...

  16. Thousands Turn Out For Jam Master Jay's Funeral

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pallbearers wearing white unlaced Adidas carried the body of slain Run-D.M.C. star Jam Master Jay from a funeral service today (Nov. 5) at which he was remembered as "the embodiment of hip-hop." A fun Pallbearers wearing white unlaced Adid ...

  17. Fans, Stars Pay Final Respects To Jam Master Jay

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Thousands of fans lined up before the watchful eyes of police last night (Nov. 4) to pay their last respects to hip-hop legend Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell). The line stretched for three lo Thousands of fans lined up before the watchful e ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Jam Master Jay, Osbournes, Top Of The Pops

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Jam Master Jay, Osbournes, Top Of The Pops Friends, family, and fans of late rap star Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell) have formed a coalition to raise money for the Mizell family, to pay for education for his three children, and to ...

  19. Report: Investigation In Jam Master Shooting

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Investigators planned today (Nov. 4) to question a man in connection with the shooting death of Run-D.M.C. member Jam Master Jay, according to the New York Times. Senior police officials told the pape Investigators planned today (Nov. 4) to question ...

  20. Fans Mourn Jam Master Jay As Investigation Continues

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Outside the recording studio where Run-D.M.C.'s Jam Master Jay was fatally shot, bereaved fans laid flowers, candles, personal notes, and an Adidas sneaker -- a reference to the group's hit song "My A Outside the recording studio wher ...

  21. Update: Jam Master Jay Killed In NYC Shooting

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As previously reported, Jam Master Jay, a founding member of the pioneering rap trio Run-D.M.C., was shot and killed last night (Oct. 30) at his recording studio in the Jamaica section of Queens, near As previously reported , Jam Master Jay, a found ...

  22. Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay Shot Dead

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mizell) was shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y., tonight (Oct. 30), according to local news reports. Two suspects were reportedly buzzed into M Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (real name: Jason Mize ...

  23. The Greatest Hits

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before the champagne wishes and caviar dreams of contemporary rap music, it was all about gold chains, black fedoras, and, of course, shelltoe Adidas. Before the champagne wishes and caviar dreams of contemporary rap music, it was all about gold cha ...