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Died On This Date (September 13, 2011) DJ Mehdi Faveris-Essadi / French Electronic & Hip-Hop Producer

Posted by themusicsover on September 13, 2011

Mehdi Faveris-Essadi
1977 – September 13, 2011

Known professionally as DJ Mehdi, Mehdi Faveris-Essadi was a prominent French DJ and producer who has been praised throughout the underground hip-hop scene for his skills at combining elements of hip-hop and electronica.  During his early professional years, Faveris-Essadi was a DJ or producer for such acts as Different Teep, Ideal J, and 113.  He also worked on several French film soundtracks.  As his reputation grew, Faveris-Essadi began collaborating with the likes of Chromeo, Daft Punk and Asian  Dub Foundation.  Faveris-Essadi released a handful of his own critically albums as well, beginning with 2002’s The Story of Espion.  On September 13, 2011, DJ Mehdi Faveris-Essadi died in a tragic mishap that resulted in his falling through the roof his house.  He and friends had reportedly been on the roof celebrating his birthday.

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