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thisistheverge:

The Godfather of House Music has died
Some years ago, the routine thump of four-four house music made it out of Chicago and into international dance clubs. Since then, it’s crept slowly onto setlists, airwaves, and stadiums. House has become a global force, socially and economically, far removed from its fairly humble beginnings as an early ’80s soundtrack to a small pocket of the Windy City.

thisistheverge:

The Godfather of House Music has died
Some years ago, the routine thump of four-four house music made it out of Chicago and into international dance clubs. Since then, it’s crept slowly onto setlists, airwaves, and stadiums. House has become a global force, socially and economically, far removed from its fairly humble beginnings as an early ’80s soundtrack to a small pocket of the Windy City.