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NEW YORK (AP) -- After DJ AM survived a plane crash last year that killed four people, the last thing Jay-Z had in mind was having the disc jockey play at his concert.

But the rapper says he spoke to DJ AM a day after last September's plane crash in Columbia, S.C., and he asked Jay-Z not to count him out of appearing at the show.

Says Jay-Z: "I'm thinking he's going to take a year to recover ... He called me: 'Don't forget about me!' So he came to the show, bandage on his head."

DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, attended Jay-Z's concert on Oct. 15, 2008, which reopened the historic Hollywood Palladium.

Goldstein was found dead Friday in his New York City apartment. The cause of death has not been released pending the results of toxicology tests.