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.

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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:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV8-HakaDuM.