Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay’s sons — TJ and Jesse Mizell — are paying homage to their legendary dad with a brand new pot product.
The Mizell brothers are behind Queens OG, 4 pre-rolled joints in a cassette tape for its packaging, by Pressure Idea in Los Angeles.
TJ proudly advised us, “Jam Master Jay was a pothead — he smoked lots of marijuana. Rising up, you’d go to the studio and — it was not till we had been older that we understood —like, ‘Oh wow, this man was smoking weed.’ So he [would] undoubtedly be right here doing the identical factor.”
Jesse stated that the general public solely noticed a sanitized picture of his dad’s legendary rap group Run-DMC.
“They had been the primary rap group on MTV, so due to that, they had been very conscious that the problem of marijuana was going to place them down and shut them down. In the event that they obtained to speaking about weed, cussing and speaking as freely as they wish to, there would have been main points,” he advised us.
Added Jesse, “I believe that later Run-DMC began to get a little bit bit extra edgy and my dad‘s endeavors had been undoubtedly tied to the rap tradition, and a part of it was cannabis.”
He stated his father could be exploring the cannabis enterprise if he had been nonetheless alive.
Jam Master Jay was fatally shot and killed in 2002 in his Queens studio. He’d established Jam Master Jay Information, which later signed artists similar to 50 Cent and Onyx. He was 37.
Published: April 16, 2021
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