DJ Mehdi Dead After Fall From Roof

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DJ Mehdi, a world famous producer and DJ who has worked with many big name musical acts, has passed away. He fell off a roof and did not survive.

Mehdi Favéris-Essadi was 34 years old.

A very successful French hip hop and electronic music producer, he is best known for his collaborations with artists such as Daft Punk and Chromeo.


According to the French site Liberation Next, the fatal accident happened at DJ Mehdi's residence, when the mezzanine collapsed and fell several meters.

Chromeo Tweeted, "We lost our brother. No words." Drake Tweeted, "Damn... RIP MEHDI." Tributes from the music world will likely pour in for days.

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