1. Matthew Africa, R.I.P.

    FROM CHAIRMAN MAO’S BLOG: Yesterday, many of us learned of the sudden and tragic passing of Matthew Africa. Matthew was, amongst other accomplishments, a great DJ, a revered music connoisseur, and a terrific, insightful writer. And, as anyone who was fortunate enough to have spent any amount of time with him will tell you, an even better person – funny, beyond generous with his knowledge and support, and above everything really, truly the humblest dude around. Which is why making sense of this terrible news has been so tough for so many of us – especially folks out in the Bay Area, where Matthew was so beloved within the hip-hop, DJ-ing, and record collecting communities. [ Continued… ]

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