Navid Izadi, an affiliate of Wolf + Lamb Records, Soul Clap Records and member of the Crew Love collective, has died at the age of 32. He was killed in a plane crash on Sunday, August 5, when the small Cessna 414 aircraft he was in crashed into shopping center parking lot in Santa Ana, California.
Five passengers died in the crash, including Navid's mother. No bystanders were injured.
Navid Izadi, real name Navid Hakimi, rose to prominence within the San Francisco rave scene as a producer and DJ and went on to have international success in his own right and as part of Crew Love. He has leant his vocals to tracks by Deniz Kurtel, Soul Clap and close friends PillowTalk and released on labels including Soul Clap Records, Wolf + Lamb Music, Psychemagik, Crosstown Rebels, KD Music and Touch Of Class Records.
Navid, was an incredibly popular and well loved member of the global dance music community. Mixmag's thoughts are with his close friends and family. Navid Izadi will be sorely missed. RIP.