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Barack Obama pays tribute to iconic DJ, Frankie Knuckles

Barack Obama pays tribute to iconic DJ, Frankie Knuckles

The US President remembers the house music master


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Barack Obama has paid tribute to the late Frankie Knuckles, expressing his emotions in a letter that states the DJ and producer's "legacy lives on in the city of Chicago and on the dance floors across the globe"

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:

Barack Obama pays tribute to Frankie Knuckles

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