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DJ Rashad Has Died

Noisey (blog) - 26 Apr 2014
Chicago juke producer DJ Rashad has died. Born Rashad Harden, the 34-year-old DJ was a longtime fixture and key influence in Chicago's juke and footwork scene. He was found unresponsive in his apartment on Chicago's West Side by a friend Saturday ...
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Jana Rush's singular vision took some time to become clear

Chicago Tribune - 22 Jun 2017
At WKKC she met General Juke, aka Gant-Man, a world-famous DJ and producer of house, juke and footwork. She considers him as well as the late DJ Rashad and Paul Johnson as some of her mentors. "They all basically pitched in and taught me how to do ...
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The Era Footwork Crew - So·lo (z) EP

Resident Advisor - 15 Jun 2017
You hear them stabbing in P-Top & DJ Earl's "Getting Cream" and sampled to drones in Steelo & DJ Rashad's "I'm Blow'd Steel Mix." DJ Spinn uses samples to make a disco-soul beauty on Litebulb's "Bulby Wurk Hard." There are romantic strings, jazz keys ...
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West Coast Summer Conference and Boom Trap Beat Battle

Hoodline - 15 Jun 2017
Headlining the night will be footwork legend TASO of the infamous Teklife crew (known best for his work with late Chicago icon, DJ Rashad,) along with NYC rapper PremRock & Toronto producer Fresh Kils performing tracks fresh off the release of their ...
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Black Origami

Tiny Mix Tapes - 05 Jun 2017
Classic battle dance and hard-house tracks from Chicago greats — DJ Rashad, RP Boo, DJ Deeon — abutting Jlin's own Dark Energy cuts prompted a palpable imperative movement within the Sunday-evening crowd, impacting and spreading out through ...
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Jlin's 'Black Origami' Gives New Shape To Footwork

Village Voice - 31 May 2017
Jerilynn Patton makes music as Jlin, in Gary, Indiana. A former steel mill worker, she has roots in footwork, the light-speed dance music from Chicago. Two of footwork's stalwarts, DJ Rashad and RP Boo, served as mentors. Footwork is a fragmented, ...
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Proc Fiskal – 'People love the sound of grime up here'

The List - 08 Jun 2017
From dubstep to grime and everything in between, Hyperdub's history chronicles a long list of artists and releases that have influenced the wider electronic music genre, including the likes of Burial, DJ Rashad and label boss Steve Goodman aka Kode9.
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Field Day 2017: Five key performances

Resident Advisor - 07 Jun 2017
Field Day 2017: Five key performances On Saturday afternoon, as the sun roasted necks and forearms at Field Day's Bleep Bandstand stage, Kode9 played a solemn ambient track. A woman wearing a red dress and sensible glasses started to scream.
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Live Report: Field Day 2017

Clash Magazine - 05 Jun 2017
Hyperdub head honcho Kode9 also featured on the bandstand, showcasing his clinical expertise in mixing half-time trap and grime seamlessly with the tripping syncopations of footwork, dropping crowd pleasers from DJ Rashad and the wider Teklife crew.
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Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Bucks receive high grades for draft picks

Behind The Bucks Pass (blog) - 23 Jun 2017
In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look at how the Bucks' selections of D.J. Wilson and Sterling Brown were received by rounding up grades and reaction pieces from around the internet. Although the Bucks didn't necessarily go with ...
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How Footwork Began: An Interview With DJ Clent

The Quietus - 16 May 2017
RP Boo and the late DJ Rashad are widely regarded as the pioneers of footwork. They have toured around the world several times over, - DJ Rashad played in Europe as early as 2008 - and both have released critically acclaimed albums on UK labels.
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Explore Jlin's Expanding Universe of Collaborators and Friends

SPIN - 11 May 2017
An early online friendship with the late DJ Rashad, whose name would go on to become nearly synonymous with the genre, helped Jlin develop her skill set as a producer. But Rashad's lush, heavily hip-hop-influenced take on footwork doesn't bear much ...
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What You Missed at Manifesto 11 - 12 Jun 2017
Manifesto kicked off its eleventh year this weekend, with a festival that brought together several artists – many local – and a few surprise performances. This year Manifesto is expanding their program to create a social and economic impact year-round ...

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