The co-founder of the hardcore British band Top Buzz, Jason Kaye was reported dead at the age of 54 on March 11, 2023. His death was suddenly announced as his fellow parents, friends, and fans were shocked to learn of the fact.
The sudden death of the DJ has left authorities as well as the family surprised as they were left confused as to rule out the cause of the death until toxicology reports are analyzed. Therefore, his cause of death has not been disclosed because it is still unknown.
Tributes To Jason Kaye
The news of the passing away of DJ Jason Kaye has sent shockwaves throughout the music industry as fans and other artists paid tribute to the star. His friend and co-worker, DJ Doc Scott expressed that he was furious and upset when he heard the news. He recalled their younger days when Jason raved the stage with hardcore music.
He ended his statement by expressing his gratitude to share the stage with Jason. Another DJ Logan Sama also wrote that “Rest in Peace Jason Kaye He did so much for others and was an absolute gentle me.” He went on to share about the “legendary projects” of the artist across multiple platforms.
Jason Kaye, Who Was He?
Several fans also joined along to pay tribute to the legendary artist. Jason Kaye was one of the first artists to dwell on the darker sounds of Jungle Techno. He helped to publicize the genre with his magical touch and his creations. He was a pioneer in the art of DJing by exploring Jungle Techno and creating seamless sets that are hard to forget. Jason inspired the younger generation as well as a portion of the industry to explore the interest that lies in the untouched genre of music.
He began his career forming the band Top Buzz in 1988 along with MC Patrick Jarret and Dj Mikee B. Jason went on to collaborate with several other artists in multiple performing events across the world. However, the trio was separated after they headed their ways in different directions.
Jason went on to become a prominent and successful DJ as well as a music producer, whereas his boys, Mikee B joined the UK garage outfit Dreem Teem where Patrick Jarret went on to study to become a chef, who is now a professional baker.
The Top Buzz Star And DJ Is No More
The passing away of a DJ or a music artist has a tragic impact on the music industry furthermore, it is also an opportunity to reflect and praise the contributions of the artist to the music community. One of the important milestones of the musicians is that they left their mark on the world. Several artists have passed away which genuinely breaks the hearts of fans as well as the industry. But their music itself helps to heal the broken wound.
Similarly passing away of Jason Kaye is a huge loss to the industry as he was one of the few artists who explored the Jungle Techno. While most of the wind is hailing toward pop and break-up songs, fans genuinely recall their love for hardcore music by sharing their moments with the DJ.
As a way of remembering the DJ and the Producer, go on to listen to one of their iconic release Livin’ in Darkness (1992). At the time, the record was featured in several events capturing the limelight of the show. It was featured in Dreamscape, Amnesia House, Fantazia, Universe, and others
Jason Kaye is known for his kind humble personality among friends, family, and fans. He has a unique perspective on seeing things humorously and creatively.