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Black Coffee Wants to Make the Music Industry Work for Africa

Four years in the making, the South African dance music star is putting his activism on the line with a new platform made by and for Africa called GongBox.

Chicago Is Becoming the Tiny Town from Footloose Where It’s Illegal To Dance

Another day, another closure. Who would want to open a nightclub in Chicago?

Beyond Heaven Showcases ’80s Chicago House Music Party Flyers

Beyond Heaven: Chicago House Party Flyers from 1983 to 1989 is now available for the Old School lover in your life.

David Morales versus Kanye West

House legend David Morales heatedly accuses Kanye West of directly stealing the bassline of a 25 year old remix he did for "What Is This Thing Called Love."

In The Groove: Welcome to the New Issue of 5 Mag

Bigger, thicker, stronger: a completely redesigned 5 Mag and our longest issue ever with features on underground legend Danny J. Lewis, DJ Aakmael, Pirate Radio, Streaming in Africa, the history of the 808 and its clones, new podcasts, reviews and more.
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Frankie Knuckles Mural Unveiling this Saturday August 25

Unveiling the Frankie Knuckles Mural on Frankie Knuckles Day, August 25 2018 at 815 W. Hubbard Street in Chicago.
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Chicago’s Frankie Knuckles Mural Will Return in August 2018

After a long saga, Chicago's overnight landmark - the Frankie Knuckles Mural raised in the days following his death - will return in 2018.
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Cassy. DC LaRue. Titonton. Inside Issue 164 of 5 Mag, Out Now

The new issue of 5 Magazine with a dedication to Sean Haley, a 5 Mag interview with Cassy, disco legend DC LaRue, Titonton and more.
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Chicago’s Own DJ Sean Haley Has Passed Away

Sean Haley of Windimoto, Deep Rooted and one of the best DJs the city had has passed away. This is devastating news.
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Record Breaker! Inside the new issue of 5 Mag

Dive into the biggest issue of 5 Magazine to date, featuring Fred Everything, Low Steppa, Souldynamic, Karsten Sollors and more.
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Pure Love for the Music: Inside 5 Mag 162

D'Marc Cantu, T. Williams, Christopher Coe, Nat Wendell, Prince Airick and more inside 5 Magazine's bulging new issue 162, out now!
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The Ultimate UK Garage Documentary Makes Its Chicago Debut

Rewind 4Ever: A History of UK Garage at East Room on Sunday June 17 2018 with a director Q&A and afterparty sets by Mazi, RUBB Sound System, the Almaria Brothers & Czboogie.

Deep(er) State: Inside the New 5 Magazine

Brawther's on the cover, Hifi Sean on the inside, Aathee Records on the move, Arturo Garces 5 Mag Mix, 5 Mag hips you to music premieres and why they just suck so hard, plus new music and reissues of the latest Deep House, Techno, Soulful House and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!

Music Is A Family: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

The essential Louie Vega interview. Plus Terry Hunter, The Scumfrog, Fish Go Deep and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!

The Music Is Always Bigger Than All Of Us: Inside The New Issue of...

We're talking about Jimpster, Lester Fitzpatrick, Pool Boy and Chip E. - inside a HUGE new issue of 5 Mag, out now!
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The Community Shows Love for Boyd Jarvis

DJs, producers and fans from across the house music scene pay tribute to the late Boyd Jarvis this weekend.
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Boyd Jarvis, Dance Music Pioneer, Has Died

One of the most pivotal figures in dance music history, celebrated producer, DJ, keyboardist and an architect of House Music: Boyd Jarvis, remembered.
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Future Shock! Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Santiago Salazar, Pablo Bolivar, Brian Power and more inside 5 Mag issue 158, out now!
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Soul Survivors: Inside the New Issue of 5 Magazine

The life and times of John Morales, German DJ/Producer YENI, the musical renaissance of Detroit's Filthiest and more inside 5 Magazine Issue 157, out now!

House Music Around The World: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

5 Mag meets Virginia, Xio of Wax Ninja Moscow, Luke McKeehan of Nordic Trax, in Lyon with Mad Men and more in the brand new issue of 5 Magazine, ready for downloading.

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Cornelius SA – A 5 Mag Mix 69

One of the dope producers generating heat from South Africa, with records on Dopewax, remixes for Tortured Soul and more, Cornelius SA delivers an exclusive new 5 Mag Mix.

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