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Date of Birth 21 January 1965Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 30 October 2002Queens, New York City, New York, USA  (homicide)
Birth NameJason William Mizell
Nickname Jam Master Jay
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jason Mizell was born on January 21, 1965 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jason William Mizell. He was married to Terri Corley. He died on October 30, 2002 in Queens.

Spouse (1)

Terri Corley (? - 30 October 2002) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (4)

Was DJ for the hip-hop group Run-D.M.C.
Former owner of JMJ Records, former label of the hip-hop groups Onyx and The Afros.
Played bass and drums in several garage bands prior to joining Run-D.M.C.; on all of their albums from Raising Hell on, he played keyboards, bass, and live drums in addition to his turntable work.
His sons' Jason Mizell Jr. (DJ Jam Master J'Son) and T.J. Mizell (DJ Dasmatic) are both professional Disc Jockeys. They perform with Run D.M.C. as disc jockeys whenever Rev Run and Dmc performs shows. Each of his sons have performed at venues around the world, and made several television appearances on various television networks.

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