Freestyle music

electronic dance music genre that fuses melodic vocal styles found in 1970s disco and 1980s dance-pop with synth instrumentation of electro and hip hop

Freestyle music or Latin freestyle is a type of electronic dance music. It became popular during the mid and late 1980s. However, this kind of music started falling in fame during the 1990s. Freestyle music continues to be created and played on radio stations that are still of interest to the Latin and Italian communities.[1]

Notable artists that performed freestyle include Stevie B, Shannon, Cynthia, Collage, Johnny O, Sa-Fire, George Lamond, Lil Suzy, Judy Torres, Exposé, Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam, La India, TKA, Corina, Nocera, Company B, The Cover Girls, Noel, Pajama Party, Shana, Will to Power, Sweet Sensation, Seduction, Linear, Lisette Melendez, Angelina, Laissez Faire, Coro, and Rockell.

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  1. Gill, Michael F. (13 August 2007). "The Bluffers Guide to Freestyle". Stylus Magazine. Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on 29 October 2007. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  2. Cummins, Chris (12 May 2016). "Consider: Is/Was Freestyle The Official Music Of Philly Neighborhoods?". PHILEBRITY.