Rp Boo | W/ Mike G + Freshmoon + Zacherle / Sept 21 / Empire Control Room

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Rp Boo | W/ Mike G + Freshmoon + Zacherle / Sept 21 / Empire Control Room says
RP Boo (aka Kavain Space) is credited as footwork’s pioneer.

The son of a former Prince bassist, Space's work has a deferential sense of groove; while his peers DJ Rashad, Jlin, and DJ Spinn take footwork outside of itself and draw in outside inspirations, Space seems largely driven by the desire to inspire footwork dancers. His productions lack the polish and lushness of Rashad's later work, which flourished and matured as influences like J Dilla were subsumed—it's no surprise that Rashad's work found a wider audience. But RP Boo's provincialism and focus have resulted in the kind of cleverness needed to continually impress dancers that, at this point, probably think they've heard it all.

His 2013 debut album was called Legacy, a title that draws attention to both his role as an originator (his 1997 track "Baby Come On" from 1997 is considered footwork's earliest—and still one of its best), as well as the genre's murky history. RP continued tracing footwork's origins with another EP on Planet Mu called Classics in April 2015, which connected the genre with its predecessors, Chicago ghetto house and juke.

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