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OBIT: Remembering Chicago Footwork Pioneer DJ Rashad

Photo by Allen Daniels

I met DJ Rashad for the first time in the basement of my house in Chicago. In town just before Christmas after getting off tour with Chance The Rapper and crew, Rashad had stopped through our welcome home/holiday party. Continue reading OBIT: Remembering Chicago Footwork Pioneer DJ Rashad

OBITS: Frankie Knuckles, ‘Godfather’ of House Music Passes Away At 59

Chicago and the world was dealt a great blow Monday night as it came across the newswire that the great Frankie Knuckles had passed. The 59-year-old DJ essentially put House music on the map, so-called today because of his sets spinning the genre at the well-known Warehouse club. Continue reading OBITS: Frankie Knuckles, ‘Godfather’ of House Music Passes Away At 59