Footwork: Chicago Dance Music With A Need For Speed

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Enlarge this image From left to right, DJ Clent, Bobby Skillz, DJ Rashad, DJ Spinn, Gantman, Patricia from Bang the Box and Traxman in front of the Picasso statue in Chicago.

Since the mid-'90s, a style of dance and a genre of music that share the name footwork have been livening up parties and late-night public ac...ess TV in Chicago. Now footwork is reaching beyond its hometown over YouTube and through local and European music promoters.

Chicago's Footwork Music And Dance Get A Transatlantic Lift Chicago's Footwork Music And Dance Get A Transatlantic Lift Chicago's Footwork Music And Dance Get A Transatlantic Lift Reporter Wills Glasspiegel went to the source to talk to the DJs and dancers making the scene happen. You can hear his radio piece above, watch video of a footwork dance battle below or watch a documentary video about footwork in a post we published in December.

watch a documentary video about footwork in a post we published in December

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