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It’s been nearly 10 years since DJ Shadow dropped Endtroducing…, one of the finest cut-and-paste DJ albums ever. Considering Shadow hasn’t done all that much since, the field’s been wide open for someone to step into his place. Hello, RJD2. After a few well-received productions for MCs, RJD2 made his official solo debut in 2002 with Dead Ringer, which was hailed as an instrumental-hiphop classic. His follow-up, 2004’s Since We Last Spoke, introduced a wider variety of influences and sounds, though sometimes to the detriment of the album’s cohesiveness. But RJD2 hasn’t looked back—he’s been spreading his vinyl wings ever since. He scored the graffiti-tag video game Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. And he produced Magnificent City for rapper Aceyalone (due out Tuesday) and collaborated with Blueprint for Soul Position’s Things Go Better With RJ & Al, which drops later this year. Get your head-nod on when RJD2 performs with Sharkey at 10 p.m. at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $15. (202) 393-0930. (CP)