DJ Rashad found dead in his Chicago home from apparent drug overdose

29 April 2014 / 2 years 6 months ago

DJ Rashad a.k.a Rashad Hanif Harden has been found dead in his apartment in chicago at the age of 34.

According to an article in Gapers Block via Sun-Times, the autopsy report came back and the cause of death was "inconclusive."

The Sun-Times also report that the CPD believes this was a drug overdose "and drug paraphernalia were found near the body."

He leaves behind a nine-year-old son, Chad and his parents, mother Gloria Harden, and father, Anthony Harden.  

DJ Rashad was best known as one of the principal architects of Chicago's thriving footwork scene as well as his status as one of the core members of the Teklife crew, which is locally based but a worldwide collective of DJs and producers who are the authoritative force of the footworking scene.

DJ Rashad was going through an unrivaled creative streak, last year releasing what may end up being considered his masterpiece, the critically acclaimed album Double Cup. 

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