by Matthew Williams .


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It has been reported that DJ Mehdi has died following a fatal accident in which he fell from a roof at his home in France. The incident happened last night and has shocked the dance community. Two other people have also been hospitalised.

DJ Mehdi was a key part of the Paris based Ed Banger crew. He was greatly loved by fans and contemporaries alike.

News of his death came via a series of French news websites and Twitter today.

Scores of high profile DJs including Skream, Mr Ozio, A Trak, Chromeo and Felix Da Housecat have been paying respects via social media.

The Paris Social Club, a popular Ed Banger hang out, will close tonight out of respect to DJ Mehdi. The club posted on its Facebook: “We have made the exceptional decision to close the club tonight. An evening of silence in honor of the artist.”

DJ Mehdi was 34-years-old.

Our thoughts and wishes go out to Mehdi’s friends, family and the Ed Banger crew.