Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died

When you think of the Gangsta Rap movement from the West Coast and it’s rise from local notoriety in cities like Compton to global recognition you probably think of a few names like Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy E and a few others. Another contributing person the world may never think of is Wan Joon Kim, however a number of gangsta raps’ early fans and the movement’s pioneers know who Kim is. He died recently after a bout with cancer but his legacy lives on through generations of families who go to his swapmeet stand to buy new music. Full article here.

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