NEW YORK – Influential New York musician DJ Spinbad has died at the age of 46.
Spinbad, real name Chris Sullivan, passed away in New York yesterday, although his cause of death is yet to be confirmed. Paying tribute, Canadian comedian Russell Peters shared memories of how Spinbad would warm up the comic’s crowds as his tour DJ.
Tributes have been pouring in since his death was announced. Social media has been flooded with more tributes from fans and fellow DJs.
Spinbad released more than 20 mix tapes, including a number of “Live in” titles from countries including Japan, South Africa and India.