According to sources, New York authorities will
arrest Curtis Scoon in connection with the murder of Jam Master Jay in the next
few days. Investigators found DNA evidence at the crime scene that may link
Scoon to the murder.
Scoon has refused to submit to questioning by
authorities and has hired pricey New York attorney, Marvyn Kornberg. Scoon said
via Kornberg that if he was not going to be arrested, he would not submit to
questioning. Kornberg represented
Sources told AllHipHop.com that several men that
were in the studio the night Jam Master Jay was gunned down actually knew that
Scoon and another man had intentions on gunning him down, but the sources said
that they were not aware that it would happen while they were there. These same
men have refused to offer any information to authorities.
Despite media reports of Jay's murder being the
result of a rap feud, sources said that Scoon felt Jay owed him almost $10,000
and Jay felt that he did not owe Scoon the money. Scoon decided to "turn
up the heat," on Jay after he found out a group Jay was working with secured
a deal with Virgin Records.
Through different middle men, various words were
exchanged between Jay and Scoon, which eventually led to Jay's execution in
his Queen's recording studio.
In more positive news, Adidas will make a commemorative
Jam Master Jay shell top sneaker. The limited edition sneaker will feature Jam
Master Jay's face on the tongue, the letters "JMJ" on the side and
Jay's birthdate and date of death on the back.
The sneaker will be sold in select markets throughout
the country. If the shoe sells well, Adidas will make different colors once
a year to honor Jam Master Jay.
Russell Simmons has purchased a building in Queens,
New York which will be painted with a mural of Jam Master Jay. The mural will
be repainted as needed to keep Jay's legacy alive in Queens.