The man who pioneered Chicago’s footwork dance scene, DJ Rashad, has passed away. Rashad passed away yesterday (April 26) due to a suspected drug overdose. Since his death, many of Hip Hop’s elite took to Twitter and social media to send their condolences.
“Music lost a legend today,” Chicago native Chance The Rapper said. “And he was my friend. Love you DJ Rashad. RIP.”
Music lost a legend today. And he was my friend. Love you DJ Rashad. RIP
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 27, 2014
RIP DJ Rashad
— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) April 27, 2014
Music lost a legend … DJ Rashad will be missed .. My prayers go out to everyone saddened by this tragedy
— Danny Brown (@xdannyxbrownx) April 27, 2014
if its true that DJ Rashad died, thats sad news. so sad 🙁
— ℒℴѵℯJay ELECTRONICA (@JayElectronica) April 27, 2014
DJ Rashad built so many bridges for Chicago music. He wasn’t just a legend he continued to innovate. This is really sad.
— DJ Anti-Tweeze (@atrak) April 27, 2014
R.I.P to @DJRASHAD . Very cool and humble guy. Sad. Prayers goes to your family. Learned a few things from ya.
— SASHA GO HARD (@SASHA_DARAPPER) April 27, 2014