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Cmon sun. Another one?!? Smfh #ripdjwhiteowl 🙏🏽 Hes one of the reasons I wanted to be dope in the #mixtape game! Last year he won the award Im up for now. Makes it that much more of an honor. Life is way too short. Tomorrow isnt promised so make sure you show love & support to those u care about NOW! Rest in Paradise DJ.
Hip-hop is mourning another loss.
DJ White Owl, most known for his mixtape work with D Block, Dipset, and Lil Wayne, has died.
Over the past 10 years, DJ White Owl became popular for his exclusives with Dipset and premiering some of Lil Wayne’s best “mixtape Weezy” tracks. Just this year, DJ White Owl won Hip-Hop DJ of the Year award, and in 2016, he won East Coast DJ of the Year.
DJ White Owl’s longtime friend Poker Face confirmed his death on Instagram with a heartfelt video tribute.
Dozens of DJs and rappers paid homage to DJ White Owl on social media this morning.
Unfortunately, details surrounding DJ White Owl’s death are unknown, but we’ll continue to honor him by yelling “drop that” before launching one of his records.
Check out DJ White Owl’s mixtape collection here.
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