The memorial service for legendary house producer Frankie Knuckles was held last night in Chicago’s South Side. Friends, family, and fans gathered to speak and pay tribute to the late “godfather” of house music, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this month at the age of 59. Sending their condolences were fellow Chicagoans Barack and [...]
The dance music world lost one of its earliest and most innovative heroes last week with the passing of Chicago house legend Frankie Knuckles. Detroit’s Jimmy Edgar (pictured) celebrates the late DJ’s life and influence with a classy edit of Knuckles’ 1987 single Baby Wants To Ride, updating the sounds and production flourishes for the [...]
Frankie Knuckles - Baby Wants To Ride (Jimmy Edgar Edit)
Legendary Chicago house DJ Frankie Knuckles has passed away, according The Chicago Tribune. Knuckles’ longtime business partner Frederick Dunson confirmed that Knuckles “died unexpectedly” at his home on Monday. Further details on the cause of death are expected to be released today. He was 59. Frankie Knuckles is widely regarded as the [...]