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Check the Rhyme: Reflecting on MCA and the legacy of the Beastie Boys

On May 4th the Beastie Boy’s Adam Yauch, aka MCA, died from cancer. Here are some reflections from the Richmond hip hop community on the impact of the Beastie Boys and MCA.

Check the Rhyme: remembering J Dilla

James Dewitt Yancey, better known by his stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, passed away six years ago this month. Members of RVA’s hip hop scene reflect on his legacy.