While we still can't go clubbing due to this fucking pandemic, Rockstar Games, creators of the popular Grand Theft Auto video game franchise, have booked some top talent for a virtual party that may very well be the next best thing.
The elusive Detroit DJ Moodymann appears as a character in a "virtual nightclub" called the Music Locker in a new update of Grand Theft Auto Online, dubbed "The Cayo Perico Heist."
We haven't played the game yet, but according to reports Moodymann spins a mix of his own music as well as other Detroit techno and house cuts, including tracks by Eddie Fowlkes, Waajeed, the Dirtbombs, and Sheefy McFly.
I’m sick @Moodymann313 playing my music in the new GTA 🤧 pic.twitter.com/2ybFKkVmck— Renaissance Man (@sheefymcfly) December 17, 2020
Moodymann is joined in the virtual club by Berlin's Keinemusik and Palms Trax.
The club is located in East Los Santos underneath the Diamond Casino & Resort. Apparently players can even dance, and owners of a Penthouse in the Diamond will even get table service in the club's VIP section.
It's not the first time Rockstar has partnered with a Detroit artist. Last year, they rolled out a new radio station in Grand Theft Auto V hosted by rapper Danny Brown.
You can read more about the Music Locker here.
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