Saturday, December 19, 2015

Legendary Chicago DJ Timbuck2 Passes Away at 34

DJ Timbuck2 has passed away after a lengthy fight with cancer. A fixture in Chicago Hip Hop, he came up being mentored by legendary Chicago DJ Twilite Tone (interning for Tone and No I.D. at WHPK) and was also a member of Treated Crew along with Hollywood Holt (HXLT,) DJ Mano, Mic Terror, ShowYouSuck and others. In 2004 Tim was brought on at the age of 21 to popular Chicago radio station 107.5 WGCI. He hosted Go iLL Radio which ran on Saturday night’s on GCI, and often showcased local artists and broke alot of talent on his show. He also earned a spot with the Heavy Hitters, an illustrious worldwide DJ crew. Timbuck2 has also toured the world with Chicago rappers Kanye West, Common and Lupe Fiasco. Here is an unreleased mix from Timbuck2 which was shared by famous Chicago-based blog Fakeshoredrive.com who were good friends to Tim:

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