• BLACK MUSIC MOMENT #73: Go-Go Music Emerges

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    Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)
    Address of influential go-go records label TTED/DETT Records
    3834 Ironwood Place, Landover, MD 20785

    When: Late 1970’s

    What: Go-go is a live blend of R&B, funk and rap music still most popular in the DC Metro area and surrounding counties. Groups credited with popularizing the percussion-filled genre of music include Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers, Trouble Funk and Rare Essence. Many of these acts were signed to Maxx Kidd’s local label, TTED/DETT Records.

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