Electro-Funk Music Guide: 5 Famous Electro-Funk Artists

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 4 min read

In the 1980s, DJs with a background in hip-hop, funk, and disco began producing a new kind of dance music based around the Roland TR-808 drum machine. In doing so, they created a new genre known as electro, or electro-funk.