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The backstory behind Wayne Perry, the notorious D.C. hit man Jay-Z references on his track “Tom Ford” [WTOP]

The D.C. Docent just doesn’t get Adrian Parsons. [D.C. Docent]

Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington raises more than $100 million. [Washingtonian]

The New York Times weighs in on the resignation of Hirshhorn board chair Constance Caplan. [New York Times]

The Julie Ruin debuts its new music video for “Oh Come On,” and it’s pretty great. [Spin]

Virgin Mobile FreeFest maaaay happen on Sept. 21. [DCist]

Animal Collective cancels July tour dates due to illness. [Baltimore City Paper]