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Tuesday, 5 November, 2002, 23:23 GMT
In pictures: Rap star's funeral
Thousands of rap music fans and some of the biggest names in hip-hop have attended the funeral in New York of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay (real name Jason Mizell), who was shot by a masked gunman in his recording studio last week.

Pallbearers carrying the casket of Jam Master Jay
Pallbearers clad in the DJ's trademark garb of black leather and white Adidas trainers carried the coffin

Mourners gather at the entrance of the Allen Cathedral in Queens for the funeral
The funeral took place at the Allen AME Cathedral in the rapper's native Queens borough

Rap singer Queen Latifah (left) and two mourners embrace head-to-head before entering the cathedral
A who's who of hip-hop music and thousands of fans paid their last respects to the slain star

Darryl DMC McDaniels flashes the peace sign with his fingers
Bandmate Darryl DMC McDaniels said Jay "was the embodiment of hip-hop" and wished "peace for everybody"





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