I fondly remember DJ AM spinning tunes poolside during a soiree held at a sprawling Hamptons home in July 2004.

He seemed very content; he had “the life.”

The event, PlayStation 2 and Jay-Z Debut the S. Carter Tennis Shoe, brought out scenesters including then-couple Paris Hilton and Nick Carter, Samantha Ronson and Robert Iler.

Paris, wearing a coral dress, sauntered by the booth to say “hello” to AM. She swept by the pool, leading my boyfriend to immediately call pals, saying “I’m at a party with Paris Hilton!”

Although her reality show BFF Nicole Richie was not there on that sun-kissed evening, she and AM were an item from 2003-2006.

May he rest in peace.

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