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Jam Master Jay

1965 - 2002

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Jason William Mizell (January 21, 1965 – October 30, 2002), better known by his stage name Jam Master Jay, was an American musician and DJ. He was the DJ of the influential hip hop group Run-DMC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jam Master Jay has received more than 2,721,938 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Jam Master Jay is the 1,835th most popular singer (down from 1,727th in 2019), the 9,950th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,497th in 2019) and the 505th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.7M

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  • 41.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jam Master Jay ranks 1,835 out of 3,528Before him are Ol' Dirty Bastard, Andrea Berg, Dianne Reeves, Xavier Naidoo, Kevin DuBrow, and Taylor Dayne. After him are Jimmy Witherspoon, Deryck Whibley, Lucinda Williams, Lee Tae-yong, Eleni Foureira, and Bobbie Gentry.

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Among people born in 1965, Jam Master Jay ranks 362Before him are Arminas Narbekovas, Colum McCann, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Kevin Williamson, John van Loen, and Nigel Short. After him are Maria Pitillo, Micky Ward, Claudia Christian, Vladimir Luxuria, Rikishi, and Luis Islas. Among people deceased in 2002, Jam Master Jay ranks 293Before him are Desmond Hoyte, Davey Boy Smith, Geoffrey Crossley, Pauline Chan Bo-Lin, Salman Raduyev, and Ward Kimball. After him are George Alec Effinger, Vladimir Vasyutin, Pierre Rapsat, Harry Hay, Pat Flaherty, and Marcel Hansenne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jam Master Jay ranks 9,950 out of 18,182Before him are Dawn Wells (1938), James Algar (1912), Carlos Alazraqui (1962), Phyllis Somerville (1943), Daniel Akaka (1924), and David Jenkins (1936). After him are Richard H. Anderson (1821), Margaret Chase Smith (1897), Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), Lucinda Williams (1937), Ruth Hussey (1911), and Maria Pitillo (1965).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jam Master Jay ranks 505Before him are Little Willie John (1937), Saweetie (1993), Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968), Dianne Reeves (1956), Kevin DuBrow (1955), and Taylor Dayne (1962). After him are Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), Lucinda Williams (1953), Bobbie Gentry (1942), Big Pun (1971), Roberta Peters (1930), and Roy Acuff (1903).