Barack Obama pays tribute to iconic DJ, Frankie Knuckles
The US President remembers the house music master
This week, the President of the United States sent a letter to the friends and family of Frankie Knuckles, the late DJ who was considered to be the 'godfather' of house music. In the letter, dated April 17, Barack Obama and his wife Michelle offered their "heartfelt sympathies" to "the friends and family of Frankie Knuckles".
The image of the letter was shared by DJ David Morales from the Def Mix agency which represented Knuckles. In 2004, when Obama was the Illinois State Senator he even declared August 25 Frankie Knuckles Day in Chicago.
Read Obama's letter and listen to the DJ's famed track Your Love below now: