Source: Cluster Mag
By Cluster Mag founder and managing editor Max Pearl.
Photos by Wills Glasspiegel.
It’s important to Traxman—known by day as Cornelius Ferguson—that we set the record straight once and for all on Chicago’s international exports du jour, juke and footwork. While audiences abroad have eagerly devoured the few compilations, Youtube videos, magazine features and gigs IRL, the story of juke and footwork and its relationship to a long history of music and dance in Chicago remains to be told. There is no one better to tell this story than Traxman himself– not only one of the scene’s OGs and a central figure in Rashad and Spinn’s GhettoTeknitianz collective, but a historian with an unrivaled knowledge of Chicago dance music history…