- 4 years ago
Atlanta DJ Elio Stereo is in control for episode 22 of the Gangstercast, with a mix that blends old with new, and is underpinned by his hip hop roots. Elio tells us that the I’m A House Gangster has helped this merging of musical cultures, “I think of it as the bridge many were afraid to cross, it has allowed the crossfade between house and hip-hop culture. As insignificant as it may sound, wearing fitted's wasn't "the" look for a house deejay up until Sneak, Loco and so many other world figures began rocking them. I transitioned from hip-hop to house MANY years ago and though I still listen to it from time to time, I've never looked back. As opposed to many in my generation, I didn't grow up listening to House music, I've been part of many cultures before I chose this one. It wasn't an accident or the natural thing to do, I just simply connected with the sound and the people that listens to it as I never did before.
He talks at length about the special mix he has put together:“GANGS