Hip-hop may not be dead but vinyl officially is. The legendary Fat Beats record store closed on 9/4/10. Check out DJ Premier's tribute.
The art of DJ’ing lives on through Serato, but for purists who prefer vinyl things just got a little tougher. Fat Beats record store was a staple of hip-hop in NYC (as well as in LA and Amsterdam) and it closed its doors forever (or at least in that location…) on Saturday, 9/4. In honor of what the store represented, several well-known DJs turned up to celebrate its legacy on its last day. Below is DJ Premier’s tribute: