Read President Obama's Letter to the Friends and Family of the Late Frankie Knuckles

Late last month, house music legend Frankie Knuckles passed away at age 59 due to complications

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Late last month, house music legend Frankie Knuckles passed away at age 59 due to complications related to Type II diabetes. Since, we’ve seen an outpour of both fans and prominent musicians take the time to pay homage to the man who truly earned the nickname “The Godfather of House Music.” Thanks to DJ David Morales, we see that support wasn’t limited to just higher ups in the music world, as he shared a picture of a letter sent to the family and friends of Frankie Knuckles from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama expressing their condolences. Read the letter below.

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