Here’s some unhappy information for the hip hop group. Marvin Thompson, the older brother Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay, has sadly handed away on the age 63. Marvin reportedly died yesterday (11/29) at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina the place he suffered issues from sickle cell anemia.
Marvin was a member Run-DMC’s highway crew through the group’s early years, and finally would go onto launch the Jam Master Jay Foundation for Youth in 2002 following his brother’s tragic dying. The basis offers books to colleges and sponsors annual occasions, donating turkeys on Thanksgiving and toys for youths through the Christmas holidays amongst different good deeds.
Earlier this 12 months, Marvin had moved to North Carolina to be nearer to his mom, following the dying his sister, Bonita Jones, in July. He was 63 years outdated. R.I.P.
Netflix has introduced the approaching arrival a brand new documentary collection entitled ReMastered. The Eight-part manufacturing, set for a worldwide launch on December 7, is described as an investigation “high-prile occasions affecting some probably the most legendary names in music, presenting groundbreaking discoveries and insights past what’s been beforehand reported.”
The first trailer the collection offers with one Hip Hop’s most iconic DJs, Jam Master Jay from Run-D.M.C.. It reveals clips his family members and associates commenting on his unsolved homicide. One man might be heard saying that the witnesses have been both “scared or hiding one thing.” The artist was gunned down in Jamaica, Queens, throughout a studio session. Although individuals have been current on the time his homicide, the investigation bore no tangible outcomes for lack proof brought on by odd circumstances, together with tampered safety cameras.
Watch the primary teaser beneath.
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ReMastered is directed by a slew certified creators Brian Oakes, Kief Davidson, Barbara Kopple, Sara Dosa, Brian Oakes, Stuart Sender, B.J. Perlmutt, Kelly Duane de la Vega and Sam Cullman. The challenge is helmed by the award-winning brothers, Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist. The documentary is ready to recant the untold tales different critically-acclaimed artists like Bob Marley, Johnny Cash, Jam Master Jay, Sam Cooke.
Today would’ve been the late, great Jam Master Jay‘s 53rd birthday. In honor the slain legend, check out this vintage video Jay taking flying most the Def Jam staff to New Orleans on his private jet. Ballin’.