Frankie Knuckles Passes Away
It’s a sad day for music fans.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the “Godfather of House Music” Frankie Knuckles passed away Monday at 59.
5 magazine (the Windy City’s house magazine) broke the news Monday night and reportedly learned about the Chicago native’s untimely passing from Knuckles’ associate, Robert Williams.
We were informed by Robert Williams, who also phoned others. Our thoughts are with Frankie’s extended family
— 5Magazine (@5Magazine) April 1, 2014
In 2005, the Grammy-winning DJ and producer was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame.
Listen to one of Knuckles’ mixes below and check out the full story HERE.