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Men charged over 2002 New York City murder of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay – ABC News

Jam Master Jay, real name Jason Mizell, was shot dead in his own recording studio in 2002, and until now, no-one had been charged over the crime.



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Two men have been charged over the 2002 shooting death of Jam Master Jay, the DJ for hip hop group Run-DMC.

  • Jam Master Jay was shot once in the head by a masked assailant at his studio
  • $US60,000 in reward money was on offer, but no witnesses came forward
  • One of the men charged was reportedly couch-surfing at the DJ’s home before the murder

Jam Master Jay, whose real name was Jason Mizell, was killed inside his recording studio in the New York City borough of Q…

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