Chicago House Music Oral History Project
 
Interview with Michael Ezebukwu

Authors

Micah Salkind

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Michael Ezebukwu was a foundational underground disco DJ in Chicago who performed at venues like the Private Sculpture Room, Rialto Tap, Sauer’s, Dingbats and Club LaRay. His work influenced a generation of DJs who shepherded house music from queer of color social spaces to South Side teen spaces and more mainstream crossover spaces throughout the city.

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Columbia College Chicago

City

Chicago

Keywords

House Music, Chicago, Illinois, Private Sculpture Room, Riato Tap, Sauer's, Dingbats, Clue LaRay, disc jockey

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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 Michael Ezebukwu

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