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. . . What’s Upper? . . . Nasty News . . . Issue #740 . . . October 3, 2016 . . . What’s Upper? . . .

KSJS San Jose State Update

I wanted to inform you that
Anthony Silveira's 2nd term as Urban Director finished last month. Anthony still hosts his normal time slot (Mondays, 10am-2pm) and is a part of the department.
KSJS's new Urban Department manager is Deanna Boutte (aka Debo).

Twitter: https://twitter.com/C4LiF0RNi4GR0WN


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RAP ATTACK remembers October as Filipino History Month

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(R.I.P) Shawty Lo

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Shawty Lo & DJ Chill Will (WCBN-MI)

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DJ 3
rd Degree’s
Fire Pick of the Week
Oct 3 - Oct 9, 2016

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Man, do I have a hot one for you this week!
Coming out of Ohio is a new banger from producer
J. Rawls with female emcee Dominique Larue.
The song is titled
“Us Together” (HipNott Records)
and is a blazing fire joint.
J. Rawls has been around the game for more than a minute, producing for hot acts like
TalibKweli, The Beastie Boys and Masta Ace to name a few. Dominique has been rhyming for a minute but made a name for herself last year with the all-female group Heresy.
Larue and Rawls have been working together since 2011 and it shows on this jam. With a symphonic intro, Larue goes in hard as the beat kicks in, dropping flavor over Rawls dope boom bap production.
This one is a for-sure hit and
should be on your add list this week for sure!!

Til next week . . .

Peace!! – DJ 3rd Degree...

The 2 Live Crew are BACK!

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This year they are celebrating 30 years of success in the Music Industry with a World Wide Tour.

2 Live Crew is selling out venues all over the world. 

If you're looking to book dates for The 2 Live Crew contact:

RAP ATTACK REMEMBERS Bill Nunn aka Radio Raheem (R.I.P.)

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Pop Locker icon,
Mr. Animation was hit by a cab driver and suffered fatal injuries. He  died on Friday, September 23rd.

We appreciate any help that you can give so he can have a decent funeral service.

Here is his
Go Fund Me link:

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Addition is our friend and DJ partner from the RapAttackLives.com family. He is coping with the recent loss of his dear father and now, as the sole caretaker, he is dealing with the worsening health issues of his Mom.
With no insurance from either, we’d like to support him with donations to help cover medical and food costs for the care of his Mom.

DJ Addition is a very caring and giving person who always works hard,
helping people and DJ’s and artists whenever he can.
Now it is our turn to reciprocate.
We appreciate your kindness and generosity!

Any donation amount will help. ALL donations, minus the amount
GoFundMe charges, will be sent directly to DJ Addition. This campaign is being organized by DJ 3rd Degree, DJ Nasty Nes and the entire RapAttackLives DJ family.

Here’s the GoFundMe link:

Help spread the word!

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(R.I.P ) Trisco
of The Force MD's (from the group that brought you their classics : Tender Love, Here I Go Again, Tears & Itchin 4 A Scratch). I still have their framed, 8×10 photo from the early 80’s, autographed by all the members to me. Nasty-Nes
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Jerry Heller & Nasty-Nes

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Nasty-Nes & Lil Eazy-E

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Eternal Light Chapel at Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills

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Jay, Sir-T & Nes

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Sir-T & Greg Mack

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DJ 3rd Degree & Violet Brown

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Nasty-Nes, Sir-T,
Violet Brown & Lil Eazy-E

The Biggest Podcast
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During my past 36 years in the biz, I've been interviewed many times over &
I never get tired of sharing my story!
Recently, I did one of the
BEST interviews ever in "The Biggest" podcast show,
hosted by
Miguel Rockwell & Joe Hawkins!
You'll hear how I learned to DJ, who taught me and how I became an on-air radio personality. How I met Mix-A-Lot, my first encounter with Mix at the Boys club with Ed Locke (we were the only 2 Asians in the bldg), who started NASTYMIX Records and where the name NASTYMIX came from.
How I still feel so bad (yes, to this day) about getting kicked out of Seattle Prep high school — I reveal what I did & why it was so wrong — and about losing my mom to cancer when I was 18.
How I got to be on Eazy-E's "Radio," my history with Jerry Heller & The World Class Wrekin Cru, my history at 1250 KFOX in 1980 and the FreshTracks show intro
The Emerald Street Boys to Sir Mix-A-Lot.
Why I got fired at KFOX, how KCMU Rap Attack started in 1988 on the condition that Shockmaster Glen Boyd would be my co-host and the birth of KUBE 93's HotMix on Sat night with NUMBER ONE ratings.
Plus you'll hear rare recordings of me on KFOX & KCMU and two original Quick mixes I did featuring Sir Mix-A-Lot, Eazy-E & NWA and yes, allllllllllllll pre-Serato!
A solid 90 minutes with Seattle's Original MasterMixer & Crazy Pinoy . . . And MORE!

#FBF 1988
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KCMU RAP ATTACK #FBF 1988: I found this on You Tube — a rare recording of two of my very first RAP ATTACK radio shows aired in 1988. The first link is about 37 min long & you can hear my MasterMix around 10min 30 sec into it. Both aired on 90.3FM KCMU, 28 years ago. I was fired from KFOX in April of 1988 as the station was sold & they made it clear to me that the new KFOX would NOT play RAP/Hip Hop anymore. KCMU, based on the UW campus, offered me a Sunday night slot around July of 1988 to keep KFOX FRESHTRACKS on the air. I accepted the offer, went from AM to FM in 3 months & renamed my show KCMU RAP ATTACK. I wanted this show to sound just as good as if you're listening to a Casey Kasem American Top 40 show or any professional sounding show you'd hear on commercial radio. I didn't want to just yell on a mic & say my name in a mix or during the show so I invested $$$ in getting Professional Custom Voice Over Drops. I also made my own Drops & the rest is Seattle Hip Hop HISTORY!
Here it is from 1988 (28 years ago) yours truly,
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Happy Birthday!
this week to DJ Bro Rabb & DJ Sayeed, both celebrating on Friday, October 7th.

(R.I.P.) to my mom,
Leonarda Hocson Rodriguez
(November 27, 1923 - October 8, 1980).

Nes & Ann Love You Very Much”

(God Bless & Isa Mahal)