DJ Paul Johnson, house music icon, dies at 50 after Covid battle

Johnson was a teenager when he became a DJ in the mid-1980s. He started producing in 1990 and released hundreds of records throughout his career.

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DJ Paul Johnson, the Chicago house music icon who influenced artists such as Daft Punk, has died at age 50 following a battle with Covid-19, according to his agency.

Johnson was a teenager when he became a DJ in the mid-1980s. He started producing in 1990 and released hundreds of records throughout his career.

FilmMagicAug. 5, 2021, 7:10 PM UTCByMinyvonne BurkeDJ Paul Johnson, the Chicago house music icon who influenced artists such as Daft Punk, died Wednesday morning following a battle with Covid-19, according to his agency. He was 50 years old."Our greatness passed away this morning at 9am the house music legend we all know as PJ aka Paul Johnson has passed away in this day of August 4th 2021," read a statement on Johnson's Facebook page."Rest In Heaven Paul."

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Paul Johnson, House Music Icon, Dies at 50 After COVID-19 BattleChicago house music icon Paul Johnson has died. The producer and DJ had been hospitalized in recent weeks after contracting COVID-19. He was 50 years old. I prefer 1980s freestyle music than house music and techno music. House music and techno music were not good replacements for 1980s freestyle music. There is something good about 1980s freestyle music that is, unfortunately, missing in house music and techno music. It is said that house music descended from disco music, but 1980s freestyle music sounds more like disco music than house music does. I like the orchestralness of 1980s freestyle music.

Legendary Chicago House DJ Paul Johnson famous for Get Get Down dies aged 50DJ Paul Johnson has passed away at the age of 50 his agent has confirmed in an emotional statement on social media 🌹

Chicago House Pioneer Paul Johnson Dies at Age 50Fellow producers and DJs are paying tribute to the late legend on Twitter.

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