Chicago House Music Oral History Project
 
Interview with Erik 'Mister' Wallace

Authors

Micah Salkind

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Mister Wallace (born Erik Lamar Wallace II) is a Chicago native rapper, DJ, actor, and founder of independent label FUTUREHOOD. Their first solo offering came in the form of 2016’s FAGGOT EP. Combining hip-hop motifs with commanding dance riddims, Mister Wallace’s dynamic music celebrates queer culture and history both in its sonic spirit and in its provocative lyrical content.

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Columbia College Chicago

City

Chicago

Keywords

House Music, Chicago, Illinois, rapper, disc jockey, FUTUREHOOD

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Disciplines

African American Studies | Gender and Sexuality | History | Latina/o Studies | Music | Regional Sociology

Comments

This interview is part of the Chicago House Music Oral History Project held at Columbia College Chicago and was captured for Do You Remember House? Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds authored by Micah Salkind and published in 2019. The work integrates histories of music, production, DJing, dance, fashion, and slang and addresses movements that led to the development of Chicago's house music.

Interview with Erik 'Mister' Wallace

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