PARIS, France (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — French producer and hi-hop/electronic artist Mehdi Faveris-Essadi, better known as DJ Mehdi, has died, aged 34.
Mehdi was a member of the French label and electronic music collective Ed Banger Records and was a well-respected artist who collaborated with
In a statement, the label said: "It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our friend DJ Mehdi. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones."
While the cause of Mehdi's death has not been confirmed, some media reports suggested that he and several guests were ont he roof of his Paris home during a party when said roof collapsed, killing Mehdi and leaving three others hospitalized.
In a post on his agency website, his agent Tom Windish wrote: "All of us at The Windish Agency are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of DJ Mehdi (born Mehdi Favéris-Essadi). DJ Mehdi was a member of The Windish Agency family for years and will be greatly missed." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers