The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of Chicago house music deejay, DJ Rashad.
On Twitter, Chance the Rapper wrote that he considered Rashad a friend and that "music lost a legend." He also said "Love you DJ Rashad."
Music lost a legend today. And he was my friend. Love you DJ Rashad. RIP— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 27, 2014
Detroit emcee Danny Brown echoed Chance's words and also sent his prayers out to "everyone saddened by this tragedy."
Music lost a legend ... DJ Rashad will be missed .. My prayers go out to everyone saddened by this tragedy— Danny Brown (@xdannyxbrownx) April 27, 2014
Rappers 2 Chainz and Jay Electronica are also among those who remembered DJ Rashad.
RIP DJ Rashad— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) April 27, 2014
DJ Rashad -- born Rashad Harden -- was found in his Chicago-area home on Saturday afternoon. Drug paraphernalia found at the scene indicated that he may have died from a drug overdose.
Rashad is credited as a pioneer of the footwork dance style often used in dance battles.
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