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Speaking Of Dying: R.I.P. Vibe

Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 2 July 2009

A MERE three years after purchasing the 16-year old Vibe magazine from founder Quincy Jones, the Wicks Group pulled the plug this week, dumping the hip-hop publication on the top of a dust heap already laden with genre-specific music magazines such as No DepressionHarp, and Blender that ceased publishing in recent months. Daily Finance broke the news, followed by this update from The New York Times:

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