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In the thick of Detroit's crisis, house legend Mike Huckaby schools the city's youth on the power of music

16 August 2013 News


By Ken Taylor

There has been much ink spilled of late on the dire situation that the city of Detroit faces amidst its bankruptcy, but at the same time, there are just as many nuggets of hopeful revival floating around the news. One such recent mention involves house DJ, producer, and educator Mike Huckaby, who, for the last few years, has been mentoring students at the city’s YouthVille community center on the power of music—dance music, in particular. In this nicely assembled film from Vice’s Thump blog, Huckaby goes deep on Detroit’s current challenges but shows how YouthVille is …read more

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