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The dance music world reacts to the tragic passing of Keith Flint

Nina Kraviz, MJ Cole, Skrillex and more take to social media to pay their respects

  • Cameron Holbrook
  • 4 March 2019
The dance music world reacts to the tragic passing of Keith Flint

The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint - widely considered one of the greatest live electronic performers of all time - has passed away at age 49.

Flint played a major roll in establishing dance music’s credibility in the mainstream for his work with The Prodigy with smash hits such as 'Firestarter' and 'Breathe' - both of which topped the UK singles chart in 1996.

Tributes to the vocalist from the dance music community continue to pour in online from a plethora of respected artists, DJs, producers, labels and others.

Scrolling through, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook today, it becomes abundantly clear that Keith Flint's rave-induced energy, high-octane sound and unparalleled stage presence touched every corner of clubland and beyond.

Artists such as Daniel Avery, The Black Madonna, Nina Kraviz, Skrillex, Andy C, Charlotte de Witte, Pete Tong and many more have all taken to social media to pay their respects.

In social media posts, bandmate Liam Howlett paid tribute to Flint and revealed the cause of death as suicide. Learn more here.

Dance music is paying its respects to one of its most famous – and influential – stars. Read the various tributes below.

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In memory of Keith

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