What a fucking bummer- <a href=http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=501&e=1&u=/ap/20021031/ap_on_en_mu/rapper_killed>Jam Master Jay Dies in NYC Shooting.
"We always knew rap was for everyone. Anyone could rap over all kinds of music. It wasn't the soulful R&B of the '70s and '80s, so we didn't want to be like the soft R&B. We wanted to go hardcore, so we put the rock-and-roll on our rap."
Jam Master Jay was part of Run DMC.