Posted by on March 11, 2019 12:00 am
Originally From: Instinct Mag

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As a former club kid in New York City, I look back fondly on the heyday of its nightlife, when DJs like Frankie Knuckles, Sasha & Digweed, Jonathan Peters, and Junior Vasquez kept thousands of sweaty bodies jumping to relentless beats each and every weekend. For those of us who lived it, it was a world fun with flashing lights, vibrant personalities, sexy boys and girls, and of course beats galore! 

This underground subculture would influence music and fashion, eventually spilling over into the mainstream as its colorful characters became salacious subjects in Michael Musto’s column at the Village Voice, as they made their rounds on the top daytime talk shows introducing America to club kids.

For all its splendor and celebration though, clubland was not without tragic moments

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