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DJ Paul Edge - From Hip-Hop to Techno
Posted by Adam Bernard at Thursday, January 15th, 2009 at 2:55PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

In 1988 techno grew out of an increasingly popular hip-hop scene and DJ Paul Edge was a leader of that movement. In recent years he’s used his work in a more political manner: creating pieces on the Iraq war and Hurricane Katrina, as well as on issues such as global warming. In the fall of 2008 Paul Edge, who has created a new genre for his work, calling it “psychedelic dance music,” had three of his songs featured on the hit television show CSI, and this week Beyond Race caught up with him to find out more about how electronic music evolved out of hip-hop, when and why he decided to incorporate political issues into his work, and what went into his decision to become an American citizen.

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