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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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Oceans of Sound: Jlin, Relax World, Slowdive, Thundercat

Hyperallergic - 18 Feb 2018
Subgenres of instrumental electronica evolve fast, and while Jlin is footwork's most prominent name alongside the late DJ Rashad, her second album sounds like a departure. Layering a dazzling array of auxiliary sound effects onto the genre's crisp ...
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DJ Taye is evolving footwork

Mixmag - 20 Feb 2018
“It's funny, people think that Rashad taught me everything,” says DJ Taye; “he didn't have time for that.” The untimely demise of DJ Rashad in 2014, the face of footwork and its brightest, most innovative star, was a body blow to the freshest sound to ...
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DJ Taye is spreading the gospel of footwork

The FADER - 01 Mar 2018
He started making beats when he was 11, and picked up rapping around the same time. He came across footworking in elementary school, but didn't learn the dance himself until around 2007. When he was 16, Taye went to Chicago's famed footwork function ...
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DJ Taye

Goldenplec Music News - 11 Mar 2018
Late footwork pioneer DJ Rashad left behind him an indisputable legacy, it's difficult to see him as anything but a transcendent Dilla-like architect of purified electronic sound palettes. His widely acclaimed 'Double Cup' album paved the way for the ...
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Still Trippin'

Pitchfork - 05 Mar 2018
The late DJ Rashad's Double Cup is commonly understood as the genre's crossover moment—a work that proved footwork could transcend the dancefloor functionality of its origins and flourish in the full-length album format. But the movement hasn't seemed ...
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FACT mix 640: DJ Taye

FACT - 19 Feb 2018
DJ Taye is one of the youngest members of the Teklife crew, but he's already got more experience under his belt than a lot of musicians twice his age. Born in 1994 and raised in Chicago's South Side on a musical diet of '70s jazz, house, Jay-Z, Tupac ...
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Have fun EP

Pitchfork - 13 Mar 2018
Beat specialists and vocalists Catharina Stoltenberg and Henriette Motzfeldt spent their Norwegian youth engaged in traditional musical pursuits—singing in choirs, studying classical violin, and theatre—before falling in love with electronic music ...
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House And Hip Hop Converge at The Dance Center This April

Broadway World - 13 Mar 2018
Jamal "Litebulb" Oliver is a dancer and dance activist at the forefront of footwork culture in Chicago. Known for the intricacy and velocity of his moves, Litebulb has performed with leading artists like Chance the Rapper and DJ Rashad. Since 2009, he ...
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Space out and see things: A conversation with Palm

Treble - 05 Mar 2018
Palm's stellar sophomore release furthers the band's notably outlier style, pulling influence from discordant punk contemporaries such as New Fries and Hellier Ulysses, cult classics like This Heat and Captain Beefheart and unlikely left-field artists ...
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Magic Sign Rashad Vaughn to 10-Day Contract - 21 Feb 2018
ORLANDO – In a move designed to fortify their roster for the stretch run of the season, the Orlando Magic have signed guard Rashad Vaughn to a 10-day contract. The Vaughn signing was necessitated by Orlando's trading of point guard Elfrid Payton to the ...
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Shooting will give Rashad Vaughn his opportunity

Orlando Magic Daily - 22 Feb 2018
The Magic may try to see how much he can playmake, but the team will have to get creative if D.J. Augustin or Shelvin Mack is not available. Frank Vogel suggested he could use Wesley Iwundu as a third point guard or Jonathon Simmons to fill in if ...
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MRI shows Magic's Evan Fournier has sprained left MCL

Orlando Sentinel - 09 Mar 2018
Starting point guard D.J. Augustin rolled his right ankle late in Wednesday's loss, but Vogel said he expects Augustin to play against the Kings. If Augustin can't play, Vogel said the team has plenty of options at Augustin's position even though ...
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Tiny Mix Tapes - 26 Feb 2018
In late January, I stood among dozens of Denverites in awe of DJ Taye, among the most energetic performers I've ever seen. Earlier that evening, I'd talked with a very sleepy Taye over bowls of ramen just around the corner from the venue. Having spent ...
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Robbery suspect's capture recalled

The Robesonian - 24 Feb 2018
With only a gun and dressed in his briefs, Powers ran outside and ordered the unknown man, later identified as Rashad Young, to the ground. “I didn't have time to put my clothes on. I was in my underwear,” he said. “I asked him what he was doing in my ...

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