DJ Rashad Remembered by Chance the Rapper, Jay Electronica, Disclosure, Others on Twitter

DJ Rashad.

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Following news on Saturday that Chicago footwork mastermind DJ Rashad died of a drug overdose at age 35, numerous artists have been paying their respects to the late DJ on Twitter.

DJ Rashad Dies of Drug Overdose

On April 26, DJ Godfather was scheduled to perform with Rashad, along with DJ Spinn, at Detroit's Inhale Art Expo. Earlier that evening, he tweeted that sources had informed him that Rashad died earlier in the day from a drug overdose. An official statement from DJ Rashad's representatives is forthcoming. 

A pioneer and integral member of footwork, juke-informed house music characterized by rhythmic complexity and experimental sounds that got its name from the dance style of feet moving at breakneck speed, DJ Rashad released his last LP, "Double Cup," late last year. In early April, he dropped the EP "We On 1."

Read the reactions below from Chance the Rapper, Kitty, Danny Brown, Flosstradamus, Disclosure and Jay Electronica.

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