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Legendary House DJ Frankie Knuckles Dies at 59

 
Legendary House DJ Frankie Knuckles Dies at 59
Posted Tuesday, April 1st 2014 @ 9am

Frankie Knuckles, also known as the 'Godfather of House Music,' passed away on March 31st - fellow house artists DJ Deeon and Paul Johnson confirmed the news. 

Knuckles was born in the Bronx, and moved to Chicago in the '70s and became one of the headlining DJ's at 'The Warehouse,' eventually contributing to creating the 'House Music' genre. He also produced James Power's 'Your Love' and 'Baby Wants to Ride.'

Our thoughts are with Frankie's family and friends.

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