Obamas honor Frankie Knuckles, call him a ‘trailblazer’

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Frankie Knuckles, the legendary Godfather of House music and a Chicago icon died on March 31, and not only was it a major loss to the music community, but a loss that has also been felt in the White House.

President Barack Obama, who as a U.S. senator in 2004, declared Aug. 24 “Frankie Knuckles Day” and after Kuckles’ passing, penned a letter offering his condolences.

David Morales, the former recording partner of Knuckles, has shared that letter on Facebook. The letter is also signed by Michelle Obama.

Via Spin

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