Exclusive: DMC Writes Verse Dedicated to Jam Master Jay

Run-DMC co-founder Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels is working on a new, untitled album. The legendary lyricist has shared a verse from a song titled “Reach” from the album with AllHipHop.com, to honor the late Jam Master Jay, who was shot and killed eight-years-ago today (October 30th), in his Hollis, Queens recording studio. I testified my mama criedEverybody cried the night JamMaster diedSeen it on the TV and I couldn’t believeWhat was this news I was about to receiveMost of my friends are killers and thugsIn jail for murder or sellin them drugsNot JMJ, he’s a DJ…DJ’s don’t go out that wayOh I forgot, remember Scott La RockJust like Jay he got shot on the blockI need to reminisce but I never cryI’m just too pissed that they always gotta die!Reach for the skyHold em up HighCan you tell me why somebodyGotta die!– Darryl “DMC” McDaniels “Reach”

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