In the 80’s and early 90’s, Black gay men often flocked to a sacred space - the dance floor - if only for a few hours.
As the old saying goes, better late than never. That could apply to the arrival of electronic dance music or EDM to the mainstream. Compared to rock and hip hop, it took more than 30 years for this once-underground sound to finally reach its current commercial peak.
Produced by Bob Rock (who has collaborated with the likes of Michael Bublé and Cher), Isabel Rose's "Trouble in Paradise
Isabel Rose's "Reflections" as remixed by Frankie Knuckles and Eric Kupper
Knuckles was 59 at the time of his death. A Grammy Award winner, he was saluted by President Obama as a "trailblazer [whose
Ahead of DJ and producer Frankie Knuckles being laid to rest in a memorial service held Monday night in Chicago, President
"House music to me represents yet another form of black music that has broken from the street into peoples' homes," Simon
Watch Frankie Knuckles' Boiler Room NYC set recorded on Sept. 18, 2013: Frankie Knuckles died unexpectedly on Monday afternoon
The birthplace of all that's cool and modern in music wasn't Memphis, Liverpool or the South Bronx. It was Dusseldorf, Germany, where Kraftwerk invented the future we are now living.