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-D.M.C. During the 1980s, Run-D.M.C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jam Master Jay has received more than 2,372,009 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jam Master Jay is the 1,733rd most popular singer (down from 1,594th in 2019), the 9,516th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,949th in 2019) and the 508th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jam Master Jay ranks 1,733 out of 3,541Before him are Avi Toledano, Big Pun, Taco, Emilia Rydberg, Dianne Reeves, and Blake Shelton. After him are Booba, Jon Nödtveidt, Becky G, Kim Junsu, Bebe Rexha, and Justin Hayward.

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Among people born in 1965, Jam Master Jay ranks 346Before him are Denis Irwin, Karin Alvtegen, Michael Skibbe, Bjørn Lomborg, Robert Tappan Morris, and José Manuel de la Torre. After him are Patrick Roy, Zetti, Olivier Megaton, Lynn Shelton, Miquel Soler, and Tracy Letts. Among people deceased in 2002, Jam Master Jay ranks 260Before him are Davey Boy Smith, Ward Kimball, Mary Brian, George Alec Effinger, Tom Dowd, and Katya Paskaleva. After him are Arthur Owen, Günther Ortmann, Mary Carew, Pat Flaherty, Krishan Kant, and Frances Ames.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jam Master Jay ranks 9,516 out of 15,968Before him are Jon Kyl (1942), Seamus Dever (1976), Gavin Newsom (1967), Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835), Dennis Hastert (1942), and Blake Shelton (1976). After him are Katee Sackhoff (1980), Hank Greenberg (1911), Clara Kimball Young (1890), Ralph Lewis (1872), Kevin Jonas (1987), and Walter Bahr (1927).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jam Master Jay ranks 508Before him are Edie Brickell (1966), T.I. (1980), Bobbie Gentry (1942), Big Pun (1971), Dianne Reeves (1956), and Blake Shelton (1976). After him are Becky G (1997), Bebe Rexha (1989), Ray Gillen (1959), Josh Groban (1981), DJ Yella (1967), and Faith Hill (1967).