DJ Frankie Knuckles, who was responsible with pioneering house music, lost his battle with Type 2 Diabetes and died Monday. He was 59 years old. Knuckles, who was born in The Bronx, later moved to Chicago where he made his musical mark and packed clubs with his blend of disco and soul. He later worked […]


According to Complex,  it’s being reported by several of his close friends that the “Godfather of Chicago House”, Frankie Knuckles has passed away at age 59.     Knuckles was born in the Bronx in 1955 and became a 70’s disco dj.  In 1977, “The Warehouse” nightclub opened in Chicago, and Knuckles moved to the […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) The Warehouse206 South Jefferson Street, Chicago, IL 60661 When: March, 1977 What: When the Warehouse club opened in Chicago, New York DJ Frankie Knuckles, known for his  soul, disco and R&B mixes, was invited to play on a regular basis, planting the seeds for what would eventually […]