The hip hop community has been in mourning since Fat Beats announced the closing of their retail stores in New York and Los Angeles last Wednesday. Although the company will continue to function as a label and an online retailer, it still marks the end of an era. Fat Beats was a favorite for lovers of hip-hop vinyl and a dope spot for promotional events by artists, and when the news of its closing hit the web, Twitter was lit up with memories and comments. As a tribute, we've put together 25 tweets from rappers, DJs, writers, and everyone else who loved the store. R.I.P.....

1-Jay-Smooth
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2-Pharhore-Monch
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3-Static-Selec
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4-Davey-D
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5-Noz
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6-Premier
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7-Eclipse
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8-Emeka
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9-Fashawn
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10-Jean-Grae
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11-Jean-Grae
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12-Just-Blaze
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13-Estelle
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14-Rosenberg
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15-2Dope
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16-DJ-Treats
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17-Jeff-Staple
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18-DJ-Badu
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19-MTV-Sucker
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20-Kim-Orosino
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21-Kim-Orosino
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22-Global-Grind
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23-Talib-Kweli
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24-Tanya-Morgan
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25-Statik
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6-Worker

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