DJ Jazzy Jay
The pioneering DJ, and producer who aided in establishing Hip Hop as being more than a musical art form. He moreso created a cultural experience.
He began spinning records in the parks of the Bronx and performed in such clubs as the Roxy and Negril
Jazzy Jay played a vital role in what would become Def Jam Records. He was a co-founder of the label, and also created the label's first single: “It’s Yours” with T La Rock, and also “Def Jam”, featuring Russell Simmons Brass Monkey by the Beastie Boys and many more.