Jam Master Jay Obit

Jam Master Jay, the DJ in the Rap/Hip Hop group Run DMC was shot dead last night while working at a recording studio in Queens, N.Y. Run DMC was the group that first popularized Rap among mainstream audiences. Mizell was 37 years old. NPR's Neda Ulaby reports. (3:00)



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