On Sept. 1, DJ Erick Morillo was found dead in his Miami Beach home according to Miami Beach Police. The artist who was near and dear to so many fans in the dance music industry paved the way for house music and was most commonly remembered by his hit tracks, “I Like To Move It” and “Muevelo.”
Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesperson for Miami Beach Police stated that there, “were no signs of foul play” and the cause of death will be determined by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s Office.
Last month the DJ was accused of sexual battery on a woman in his Miami Beach Home back in December and was scheduled to appear in court this coming Friday.
The New Jersey native gained international fame across the globe with his DJ performance sets and is particularly remembered in Ibiza.
The following are some of EDMunplugged’s memories after seeing Morillo live back in 2016.
He was remembered by DJs from around the world with artists tweeting and posting on social media their condolences and memories. Swedish House Mafia artist Steve Angello stated, “He taught me how to DJ in clubs.” The following are just some of the many tweets.
This news was initially reported by TMZ.