It was precisely 20 years in the past that Eminem famously proclaimed, “No one listens to techno,” however in 2022 the the worlds of hip-hop and digital music have gotten extra intertwined by the day.
The newest narrative comes straight out of Slim Shady’s hometown of Detroit. Becoming a member of a gaggle of legendary techno artists at a current crimson carpet occasion, chart-topping rapper and Detroit native Massive Sean laid the groundwork for what might lead to a groundbreaking collaboration with pioneering DJ and producer Juan Atkins.
“I’ve acquired some concepts,” Sean informed Atkins as they exchanged numbers, in keeping with the Detroit Free Press. Having simply completed the screening of God Mentioned Give ‘Em Drum Machines, a documentary exploring techno’s earliest innovators out of Motor Metropolis, he was left feeling impressed.
“I’m simply pleased these superheroes are getting their simply due and the eye they deserve,” Massive Sean elaborated throughout his onstage remarks. “As a result of [techno] has influenced the entire world.”
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“I’ve been on the lookout for the best rapper for a undertaking without end,” added Atkins, who’s prevalently credited as one of many principal founders of techno. The producer and Metroplex label head kickstarted his profession within the Nineteen Eighties and thrived as each a solo artist in addition to a member of the famed trio, The Belleville Three, alongside Derrick Could and Kevin Saunderson.
“I’m simply pleased these superheroes are getting their simply due and the eye they deserve,” Massive Sean elaborated throughout his on-stage remarks. “As a result of [techno] has influenced the entire world.”