DJ AM is a popular disc jockey who dates hot chicks (or famous chicks, to be more accurate) in order to boost his own celebrity. Or at...

The late DJ AM's older sister Lara Long, who established the DJ AM Memorial Fund, has passed away after a battle with an extremely rare form of colon cancer.

Jenni Weinman, a rep for the estate and her family, says, "It is with unbearable sadness that I can confirm that Lara Long, the sister to DJ AM, passed away."

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DJ AM did not commit suicide.

A New York City medical examiner has determined the cause of death for Adam Goldstein, who was found dead in his apartment in late August, to be an accidental overdose.

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The video put together by fellow spinsters for DJ AM's memorial service, held at The Paladium in Hollywood on September 3, is definitely worth watching.

After watching the DJ AM tribute video, his good friend Travis Barker got on his Twitter page and wrote this message about the late Adam Goldstein:

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A day after Adam Goldstein, a.k.a. DJ AM, was laid to rest, the celebrity spinster was remembered last night by former fiancée Nicole Richie and friends such as Lindsay Lohan, Samantha Ronson, Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart, and more.

They were among hundreds of invited guests and a handful of fans who attended the memorial at the Hollywood Palladium, not far from the nightclubs where DJ AM made his name and gained his fame at the turntables.

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Six days after his death, celebrity spinmaster DJ AM was laid to rest in a private ceremony Wednesday at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in L.A.

The funeral service honoring the DJ (a.k.a. Adam Goldstein), who died last week of an apparent drug overdose, was attended by family and friends.

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Authorities initially said DJ AM's death was not a suicide, but this recent revelation may change that - eight undigested OxyContin pills were found in his stomach and a ninth in his mouth, a law enforcement source is quoted as saying.

The finding suggests that DJ AM, a.k.a. Adam Goldstein, swallowed the powerful painkillers quickly, trying to OD, and that it wasn't an accidental overdose.

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The death of DJ AM was the result of an accidental drug overdose and not a suicide, according to law enforcement sources, and it stems from a tragic source.

A recovering addict, the 36-year-old celebrity DJ developed a dependency to Xanax and other benzodiazepines (drugs used to treat anxiety) as a result of the plane crash he and Travis Barker famously (and miraculously) survived a year ago.

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Listening to DJ AM talk about crack being his "drug of choice" is downright chilling, but in a recent interview with MTV News to promote his upcoming reality show about drug abuse (Gone Too Far), the late Adam Goldstein said exactly that.

DJ AM talked described how he bought a crack pipe to show how easy it is. The 36-year-old said, "I bought a crack pipe ... that was my drug of choice."

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After forming a lasting, near-tragic bond over their improbably survival of a plane crash that claimed the lives of four people last September, Blink 182's Travis Barker can't believe his close friend DJ AM is gone just one year later.

While he is normally known for his bitter online rants about his former wife Shanna Moakler, Barker's most recent Tweets were heartfelt and sad ...

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Sources say that the late DJ AM was "completely devastated" over a recent breakup with his girlfriend, Hayley Wood, with whom he split within the last week.

Hayley Wood was the one who called off their relationship.

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DJ AM, who fought several battles with drugs in the past and survived a near-fatal plane crash just last year, passed away this afternoon. He was 36.

The star, whose real name was Adam Goldstein, was found dead in his New York City apartment Friday afternoon. The cause of death has not been released by the medical examiner, although it does not look like there was foul play.

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DJ AM and Mandy Moore dated for only two months in 2007, but since his plane crash last month, "It's back on," a source close to AM tells Us Weekly.

"Since the accident, it's blossomed into something again."

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DJ AM Biography

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Born
Birthplace
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Full Name
Adam Goldstein