RIP: DJ Mr. Magic, hip-hop pioneer

From AllHipHop:

Legendary DJ Mr. Magic has died from a heart attack, has confirmed with various sources.

Mr. Magic was a legendary DJ who debuted in 1979 on a pay-to-play broadcast on WHBI 105.9's "The Mr. Magic Disco Showcase."

In 1983, he launched "Mr. Magic's Rap Attack," in New York City which featured a young DJ Marley Marl in addition to future Co-Chillin Record label owner Tyrone “Fly Ty” Williams.

- DJ Mr. Magic Wikipedia entry
- DJ Mr. Magic MySpace

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