R.I.P. DJ Medhi

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The Huffington Post reported that Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, better known as DJ Medhi passed away after allegedly falling through his mezzanine rooftop a few meters down. Reports were first seen on Twitter when Medhi’s friend DJ Cut Killer tweeted in french “DJ Medhi! there are no words to tell you the pain I feel…rest in peace brother . “Close friend and colleague Drake and Chromeo followed, tweeting, “Damn…RIP MEHDI,” and “We lost our brother. No words,” respectively as stated by the Huffington Post.

DJ Medhi was born in  Hauts-de-Seine, the northwestern suburbs of Paris and his family is of Tunisian decent. Coming from a rap background Medhi made a name for himself as an underground hip hop producer who combined hip hop with electronic music similar to Timbaland’s popularized combination of indie and electronic music. The french producer grabbed the worlds attention after he signed with the electronic music label run by Pedro Winter, Ed Banger Records. He’s collaborated with Carole King, Daft Punk, Cassius, and created a single “I am Somebody” featuring Chromeo which you can view below.

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~ by bristolstudios on September 13, 2011.

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