A brief history of ghetto house

George Palladev

A brief history of ghetto house

In the early 1990s, while house music was becoming more complex and split into new genres in European clubs, Chicago ghetto house musicians deliberately used a minimum of elements to their tracks. Ghetto house has a simple rhythm, a simple bass and (often, but not always) obscene rhymes and sexually explicit outbursts. The highest point of track creation is the addition of the simplest theme from the first preset. According to the founders, that's enough for the music that local strippers dance to :-) Here is an example — a 100% ghetto house mix

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