Roc Raida’s Memorial Service Is This Thursday


On top of our own Puja Patel’s thoughtful remembrance, we should recommend Hua Hsu’s, which explains the weird and transitionally transcendent spot Roc Raida claimed in the DJ universe before his untimely death over the weekend. “Art redraws the boundaries of our imagination, but at a simpler level, it also reminds us of the value of careful, concentrated, for-love-of-craft diligence”–the vitality, in other words, that made this guy interesting even after his chosen medium, “turntablism,” turned to ashes at the flame of the laptop and the mp3. Salute Roc Raida this Thursday, at his Harlem memorial:

    Thursday September 24th
    MT Nebo Baptist Church
    1883 Adam Clayton Powell JR Blvd (7th Avenue) & 114th St.
    Harlem, New York
    10am – 12:30 – viewing
    12:30- 3pm – service

Roc Raida Memorial Service Details
[Rap Radar]

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