Posts tagged "DJ Rashad"

Teklife’s DJ Rashad Memorial Album Will Benefit the Late Legend’s Son

A new album honoring late Chicago producer DJ Rashad will soon see the light of day, courtesy of his Teklife crew and the acclaimed Hyperdub label.
By: James Grebey / October 1, 2014

DJ Rashad Died From Drug Overdose, Autopsy Says

The official results of DJ Rashad's autopsy confirm original suspicions that drugs were the cause of his untimely passing. Rashad's label previously asserted the cause of death wa…
By: Olivia Forman / August 7, 2014

DJ Rashad’s Cause of Death Blood Clot, Not Drugs, Claims Label

DJ Rashad's death on Saturday afternoon at age 34 might be even more tragic than previously thought, but his legacy should be all the stronger.
By: Marc Hogan / May 1, 2014

Teklife Forever: DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn Reflect on Footwork’s Chicago Origins, Global Spread

This wasn't supposed to be a eulogy. This was supposed to be the story where Rashad and Spinn were going to tell how they came…
By: Jessica Hopper / April 29, 2014

DJ Rashad, R.I.P.: His Legacy Through Our Favorite Tracks

When Frankie Knuckles died, there was a sense that Chicago house music had lost an invaluable piece of its history. Juke and footwork innovator DJ…
By: SPIN Staff / April 28, 2014

Hyperdub Remembers DJ Rashad: ‘A True Innovator’

DJ Rashad died Saturday afternoon at age 34, and music lost a pioneering ambassador of the rapidfire Chicago style known as footwork. Now Rashad's former…
By: Marc Hogan / April 28, 2014

Chicago Footwork Innovator DJ Rashad Dead

Earlier this evening Detroit producer DJ Godfather tweeted that footwork DJ and Teklife founder DJ Rashad has passed away. The news was confirmed by Rashad'…
By: SPIN Staff / April 27, 2014

SPIN’s Best SXSW 2014 Portraits

SPIN's photo team spent SXSW 2014 shooting a seemingly endless loop of live shows, but we also managed to track down many of this year'…
By: Jolie Ruben / March 19, 2014

The 40 Best Things We Saw at SXSW 2014

While the tragedy of Wednesday’s car crash loomed large over this year's SXSW, the festival managed to carry on and was mostly business-as-usual afterward. SPIN'…
By: SPIN Staff / March 18, 2014

See Pusha T, Deap Vally, Dum Dum Girls and More Play SPIN’s House of Vans SXSW Party

Last week, Pusha T, Dum Dum Girls, and Lydia Loveless played SPIN's House of Vans party at South By Southwest, and they each ranked among…
By: Jen Jamin / March 18, 2014
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