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On the Floor – Larry Levan Street Party Part One

Red Bull Radio May 16, 2020

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Larry Levan elevated DJ-ing to an art form at New York’s Paradise Garage. As one of the first DJs to perform worldwide, as well as to develop his own record label, he was a true pioneer in the dance music industry.

His extended musical journeys resulted in a strong following in both gay and straight communities alike, while his overwhelming message of love and acceptance in his music helped break down social barriers, and forced us to ask questions of our own fears and prejudices.

Levan’s remix and production work, for such revered artists as Patti Austin, Aretha Franklin, Grace Jones, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Nile Rodgers, Skyy and Loleatta Holloway, continues to be treasured today by DJs all over the world.

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