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Highly-regarded Chicago DJ Timothy Jones, aka Timbuck2, has passed away after his battle with cancer at the age of 34. According to multiple sources, Jones — who was a member of the Heavy Hitters DJ crew, a WGCI radio personality and toured with many notable Chicago artists like Kanye West, Common and Lupe Fiasco, died on December 19. Many artists have taken to social media to pay their respects and condolences to Tim, Including Kanye, Vic Mensa, Lil Reese, Just Blaze. We send our condolences to his loved ones during this time of difficulty. Check out the tweets below.
R.I.P. DJ TIMBUCK2. He was an amazing person and talent. My prayers go out to his family.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) December 20, 2015
In Chicago and was tryina reach @DJTIMBUCK2 as I see this news. My god. Awesome DJ. Even better human being. RIP brother.
— Just Blaze (@JustBlaze) December 19, 2015
rest well my brother @DJTIMBUCK2
— one love (@VicMensa) December 19, 2015
RIP 2 da Chi Town homie DJ Timbuck2… Anyone know what happened?? Man so young
— Consequence (@ItsTheCons) December 19, 2015
RIP @DJTIMBUCK2. Gave me my first radio play and believed when no one else did. True Chicago Legend. We will miss You.
— Rockie Fresh (@rockiefresh) December 19, 2015
— Lil Bibby (@LilBibby_) December 19, 2015
Rip Dj Timbuck2
— LilReese300 (@LilReese300) December 19, 2015
— DJ Enuff (@djenuff) December 19, 2015