Chicago house vocalist Kim English dies

The Chicago-born singer-songwriter passed away last night (2 April).

News of her death has been confirmed by New York label Nervous Records. The online statement reads: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing tonight of Kim English.”

“Kim’s discography includes several songs that are widely recognised as all-time classics in the house music genre. She had a unique ability both through her singing and songwriting talents to inspire people to dance and also celebrate the joys of God and religion.” Read the full statement below.

The house music vocalist for known for hits such as Nite Life and Learn 2 Luv, and she collaborated with artists such as Masters At Work, Mood II Swing and François K. Her two albums, Higher Things and My Destiny, were released via Nervous Records.

Artists and collaborators have paid tribute to the singer online. Read them below.