Having attended the Prince Tribute Party at Le Poisson Rouge, in which the DJs played music for nearly five hours, in addition to this SummerStage bash, a few things are clear about this DJ collective. For one thing, they know music; when they put their heads together, they serve as an infinite musical
library. Second, they contribute to musical preservation, as seen that night at Summer Stage. The music the DJs played from over 30 years ago resonated with children as young as three just as it did with those in their mid-sixties, whom I saw dancing to most of the songs played.
Everyone in the city was represented—every race, gender, age, and sex in a compact space of artificial grass, creating a sort of miniature splinter of the Big Apple. By 7pm, mostly everyone was up and dancing in anticipation of the Cameo concert. By this time, the DJs were spinning tunes from Prince and Apollonia 6, as well as from Eddie Murphy and Michael Jackson.
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