The prosecution in the upcoming trial of two suspects alleged to have murdered Jam Master Jay will not seek the death penalty for them if convicted, according to a letter found in legal filings with a federal court over the weekend.
After damn near 20 years, two men have finally been indicted in the murder of the late, great Jam Master Jay. However, the details surrounding the rap pioneer's death are only opening old wounds instead of offering complete closure.
The case had remained unsolved since Jay's murder in 2002.
Hip-Hop mogul Jam Master Jay passed over 10 years ago, but his legacy still lives on.
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 […]
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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.
Legendary DJ Scratch has revealed to AllHipHop.com that he will change his well known moniker to DJ Jam Master Scratch, with the support of founding Run-DMC member, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels.