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May 16, 2005

Justo R.I.P.

Shocking. Got many a record from him back in the day.

Justo Faison, Founder Of Annual Mixtape Awards, Killed In Car Crash

The hip-hop world was dealt a crushing blow over the weekend by the news that Justo Faison who founded the annual Mixtape Awards back in 1995 had been killed in a car accident on Friday night. Faison's sport utility vehicle ran off of a highway in Richmond, Virginia, striking a guardrail before flipping over and slamming into a tree...

...Faison founded the annual Mixtape Awards, which acknowledged the efforts of innovative underground hip-hop, R&B and reggae DJs nationwide... Faison was also a renowned rap record promoter, who held positions at Nervous, Atlantic and Epic Records over the course of his career.

Posted by jsmooth995 at May 16, 2005 1:11 PM

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