Last Friday, Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein was found dead in his NYC apartment. Hate him or love him, Goldstein always looked out for the little guy, had a great ear for music, mentored drug addicts/alcoholics (he was a recovering user himself), had an ill collection of grips, and approached television and various events with tireless ambition that’s matched by few others. And that’s just his professional life.

AM, you will be missed. May you rest in peace.

Bounce correspondent Gerald Narciso interviewed DJ AM here several months ago.

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DJ AM Interview Sneakers / Dec 22, 2008 / 11:06 am

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photo: Courtesy of PLPR

Next time you find yourself at one of DJ AM’s shows or just happen to catch him on the streets, take a moment to peep down to his feet. Chances are, the world famous DJ is rocking some ultra-exclusive kicks.

The Philly native’s collection is serious. A few years back, MTV came around to his L.A. spot, where AM had stacks of shoe boxes overflowing out of every closet. His reputation as a sneakerhead is so respected, Nike even customized a pair of AF1s in his honor.

Over the weekend, AM took time out of his busy schedule to do a little Q&A with Bounce via Email. Read More »