Over the past decade, the Indiana-based artist's music has slipped further away from her knotty footwork origins into the world of experimental composition. Earlier this year, she became a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a new success in her creative arc.
Deeon Boyd wasn't just a pioneer of the Low End sound, he championed Chicago's many genres until his last breath. When the ghetto house legend passed away last week at the age of 56, he left behind a powerful legacy.
"I like to keep it Black and strong around here." Three decades into his career, the effortlessly cool artist is still repping the D and its people whenever he can. He granted us rare access into his world to unpack his love of music and the community that made him.