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DC Freeze: Staying Alive in the Chocolate City

David Toop, The Face, April 1985

Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, New York... The urban sound off black America is synonymous with these places. So what of Washington DC, the first US city with a majority black population? In the Chocolate City they make music from the junkyards, keeping the faith with ten-year-old funk. Call it an anachronism but they call it Go-Go...

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