Freekill, a well-liked DJ and digital music producer, has died.
Identified for his quirky, heavy-hitting sound, Freekill, whose actual identify was Kyllian Modeste, will likely be remembered as a virtuosic and versatile bass music producer.
The French beatsmith started releasing music in 2016, when he dropped his fan-favorite remix of Kiiara’s international pop hit, “Gold.” He loved a profession 12 months in 2019, when he launched “DTL (Drop That Low)” through the long-lasting dance label Spinnin’ Data. That 12 months additionally noticed the discharge of “Bomb,” a lure monitor signed by Yellow Claw’s commemorated Barong Household imprint which went on to obtain assist from Skrillex, Main Lazer and RL Grime, amongst different dance music superstars.
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Modeste’s reason behind demise has not been revealed on the time of writing, however French dance music web site Guettapen experiences he had been battling “a protracted sickness.” The information coincides with the six-year anniversary of the tragic passing of Big Makk, a DJ and digital music producer who was killed in a 2016 automobile crash on the age of 25.
A lot of Freekill’s associates and collaborators have taken to social media to pay tribute, together with DJ Snake, who had invited him to DJ at a momentous 2020 hometown present in Paris.
“This one actually hurts,” tweeted Snake. “Misplaced my buddy. A man that made everybody smile and brightened each room he walked into… Relaxation In Peace Freekill.”
We at EDM.com categorical our honest condolences to the household, followers, associates, and family members of Freekill. You possibly can learn extra tributes from across the digital dance music neighborhood beneath.