The hip-hop world mourned when legendary DJ and founding Run-DMC member Jam Master Jay (born Jason Mizell) was gunned down in his Queens, N.Y. studio.
Mysteriously, security tapes of the incident disappeared, the five witnesses were uncooperative and no one talked…until now.
“2 Turntables And A Microphone: The Life and Death of Jam Master Jay,” documents the investigation of the unsolved murder of Jam Master Jay, deftly revealing the history of hip-hop and mainstream rap along the way. The documentary is currently in stores.
Exclusive, candid interviews with 50 Cent (who Jay discovered and helped mold into an artist), Ja Rule, Russell Simmons, Run-DMC and more offer insight into Jam Master Jay’s life — including information that could finally help police solve the murder that shook the music world to its core.
Watch the trailer below.