Chicago house great, Paul Johnson, has died

Paul Johnson

The pioneering DJ has passed away after battling Covid-19.

Chicago house legend, Paul Johnson, has died at age 50. A post on the producer’s Facebook page confirms that he passed away today (4 August) at 9am.

Whilst the cause of death hasn’t been confirmed, Johnson was hospitalised for Covid-19 in July and was taken to an intensive care unit later that month, where he was placed on a ventilator.

Artists such as RP Boo have shared their tributes to Johnson. Read them below.