DJ AM loved what he did, just ask Jay-Z. Jigga asked DJ AM to play with him last September in Los Angeles to help reopen the Hollywood Palladium, and even after he was in the infamous plane crash with Travis Barker, he showed up to do the gig. [Jay-Z Remembers Meeting & Playing With DJ AM – Watch Here] Less than a month after the crash, which took the lives of four passengers, DJ AM showed up to do the show with Jay-Z calling it "the biggest thing that's happened in my career."
"I met him the day before the plane crash," Jay said Monday (August 31st), days after AM was found dead in his New York apartment. "We were doing the concert, and he told me that he had to go down to South Carolina to do a show with Travis, and then we'd go and do our show." [Jay-Z Remembers Meeting & Playing With DJ AM – Watch Here] "The plane crash happened, and I'm thinking, 'Let him recover. We'll talk about that some other time,' " Jay continued. "He called, like, 'Nah, man, I'm still ready to go.' I was shocked by that at first. He came, he had a bandage on his head, and he was ready to go. He was someone that really loved what he did. That's passion: to love what you do and still go forward." [Jay-Z Remembers Meeting & Playing With DJ AM – Watch Here]
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