The Washington Post

DJ Mehdi’s death an accident; Banjo pioneer Wade Mainer dies; Gucci Mane back to jail

- The death of French DJ/producer DJ Mehdi on Tuesday was an accident, as the member of the Ed Banger Records roster fell when a plexiglass mezzanine he was standing on collapsed.

- From the Post’s Terence McArdle:Wade Mainer, 104, a show-stopping banjo player from North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains who was a vital link in the evolution of bluegrass music, died Sept. 12 at his home in Flint, Mich. He had congestive heart failure.”

- Rapper Gucci Mane is going back to jail for six months, this time on charges that he shoved a female passenger out of a moving vehicle. He will also serve three years of probation after his release.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Wednesday morning:

- Neil Young, “Revolution Blues”


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