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Lexington Rapper Jup Mourned By Family And Friends

Street Credit is saddened to hear about the passing of rapper Jup from Lexington, KY who died this week from complications from diabetes, becoming aware of his condition only after it was to late, leaving the hospital and suffering a seizure that took his life. Street Credit first worked with Jup and his group Infinite Faction back in 2005, appearing briefly on the original Derby Edition DVD and had a longer segment on the followup King of the Bluegrass DVD. Much loved throughout Lexington and by fellow artists throughout the state, the hip hop community has suffered a tremendous loss. Our condolences are with his many friends and family.

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J Gill – Interview

Record­ed in the “Blue Room” at Tone­Tonez Stu­dios in Louisville, Ky. J Gill is the CEO/artist of Tre-​Deuce Records and re­cent­ly did a track with Bun B of UGK. J Gill made his first ap­pear­ance on Street Cred­it col­labing on a song with Stook aka Stookaveli en­ti­tled “Do Some­thin”. The pair gained a fol­low­ing af­ter the re­lease and con­tin­ued to work un­til J Gill was in­car­cer­at­ed for a num­ber of months. Now back on the streets of Louisville, J Gill dis­cuss­es his up­com­ing pro­jects and the state of mu­sic in Louisville, a city many feel is the next to blow.