FACT: EDM Would Have Never Existed Without Freestyle Music

Freestyle music birthed '80s and '90s Latino music stars like Lisa Lisa, TKA, and The Cover Girls. But, at a closer listen, it's easy to see the direct line between freestyle and modern day EDM. This video analyzes the similarities with its synthesized vocals and thumping beats. 

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Watch above and comment below. Plus, if you're in New York City on February 10th be sure to check out the Freestyle Extravaganza at Radio City Music Hall featuring legends Stevie B, Lisa Lisa, TKA, Judy Torres, Lisette Melendez and more!