Fat Beats Returns To Los Angeles • Word Is Bond

On Saturday, September 22nd 2018 Fat Beats Los Angeles reopened its iconic doors.  Fat Beats closed its doors in Los Angeles back on September 19th, 2010. The New York location closed down earlier that same month. For many, the closure of Fat Beats marked the end of an era. The record store being closed left […]

(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 6.1.16

Fat Beats: An Oral History. The store’s founder Joseph Abajian, along with DJ Eclipse, El-P, Evil Dee, DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Buckwild, Pete Rock, Pharoahe Monch, Ill Bill, Talib Kweli, Percee P, Q-Unique, Mista Sinista, Breeze Brewin, Audible Doctor, Homeboy Sandman, and others reminisce over New York City’s legendary “last stop for hip-hop.” By Phillip […]