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Mel G, Violet Systems, Jalen and Regent Street

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CHI newcomer Jalen and freewheeling bass pro Violet Systems deliver a face-melting B2B set with juke whiz Regent Street, hosted by Mel G, with a special appearance from Sinistarr.

Alla di junglists! Formerly known as Kid Entropy, producer, DJ and MC Violet Systems’ output spans an impressive number of scenes and genres: from Chicago’s chu …Read more

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Check out this three-part video of a footwork face-off: Terra Squad (or TS) versus Taliban, the first dance crew that Jalen joined.

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Listen to the music DJ Jalen makes now as a part of T.O.G., or Takeover Gang, over at Bandcamp.

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Watch Footwurk: The Legacy, the film producer Londy contributed to, in full here.

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That would be Lenny Kravitz's iconic "Fly Away" that RP Boo sampled, if you need a refresher.

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Find out a little more about the intersection of hip-hop and footwork in this article about the DJ Rashad tribute album Next Life.

1:06:07

Get familiar with Sinistarr's versatile mixture of drum & bass, jungle, footwork and other bass music over at his Soundcloud.

1:22:51

Watch a documentary on the closing of legendary Williamsburg DIY venue 285 Kent here.

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