Genre: Footwork (And A Tribute To DJ Rashad)

(This is a repost of the Footwork tribute the amazing folks at EDMTunes let met write up for DJ Rashad. Give them some love so they let me keep rambling incoherently into their sizable megaphone.)

A little over a week ago, one of my favorite artists died on the South side of Chicago. DJ Rashad was one of the most innovating producers in a genre of music you may not be familiar with. Here’s one of my favorite tracks by him, one that FACT Mag labeled as the #2 track of 2013, right behind Get Lucky. And you’ve probably never heard of it.

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Midnight Music: Let It Go – DJ Rashad

So happy to bring you this pure bliss from DJ Rashad, released last year. The smooth, ebbing flow of the beat combined with a mantra we could all do well to practice more often. Slick UK D&B from DJ Rashad, who recently almost set the Museum of Natural History on fire with his set along with mixmaster DJ Spinn. Yea, DJs are spinning on Friday nights at museums in NYC, big whoop wanna fight about it? Let the tune play out and relax, let some things go, even just for the duration of the song.