In honor of Jam Master Jay‘s birthday January 21st, Ed Lover and Monie Love share why Jay’s influence was so important to hip-hop music, fashion and culture! Tune in daily to the Ed Lover Show weekdays 6-10am EST on your local Boom station! Like The Ed Lover Show On Facebook!

Ten years ago today Hip-Hop lost pioneering DJ, producer and co-founder of RUN-DMC, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell. He was shot and killed in a recording studio in Jamaica, Queens. He was 37 years old. Take A Tour of DJ Scratch’s Home Town Jam Master Jay was an influence on countless DJs and a director […]

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 […]

In the next installment of our Smirnoff Inspire DJ series we chat with the legendary DJ Premier. The Texas born producer and label executive reminisces on how baby Premo have his pastor headaches with his record collecting jones.

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 that he will change his well known moniker to DJ Jam Master Scratch, with the support of founding Run-DMC member, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels.

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.