"I remember when I was coming up, the music stores where you could get guitar strings was where I got my records from. Now the place where you get your records from is where you can get your DJ mats and your mixers."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Jam Master Jay on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Jam Master Jay on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Jam Master Jay on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Jam Master Jay on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Jam Master Jay on Ray Charles
"With this CD technology, you can just remix a record right there on the spot."
"The technology is just so far gone. It's just like back in the day you needed a suitcase just to have a cell phone. The battery was so heavy, it was like carrying a gallon of soda around with you all day."