The house music legend Frankie Knuckles has apparently passed away, he was 59 years old.
Once the news hit Twitter, the outpouring of emotion was swift. Here are a few tweets about Frankie Knuckles from the likes of Maceo Plex, Markus Schulz, David Morales, and more:
Yes unfortunately it is true- Frankie Knuckles has passed on today. I can't begin to count the ways he influenced me but I will never forget— Roger Sanchez (@djrogersanchez) April 1, 2014
I am devastated to write that my dear friend Frankie Knuckles has passed away today. Can't write anymore than this at the moment. I'm sorry.— David Morales (@DJDavidMorales) April 1, 2014
One of the godfathers of house music passed away today. Frankie Knuckles was a CHICAGO house legend. Thanks for paving the way.— Topher Jones (@DjTopherJones) April 1, 2014
Damn RIP Frankie knuckles the godfather of chicago house saw him dj when I was 15— HEROES X VILLAINS (@WE_ARE_HXV) April 1, 2014
FRANKIE KNUCKLES. huge inspiration for me growing up. Rest In Peace.— Harvard Bass (@HarvardBass) April 1, 2014
Let's remember this legend by playing one of his most famous tracks "The Whistle Song": (Thanks to Junior Sanchez for the link)