Tuesday, September 13, 2011 6:03pm by  
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DJ Mehdi killed

Following reports on Twitter earlier today (September 13), it has now been confirmed that French electro artist, DJ Mehdi, has been killed in a freak accident at his home in Paris.

The 34-year-old had collaborated with several well-known artists including Daft Punk, Cassius, MC Solaar, Asian Dub Foundation, Futura 2000, Justice and Chromeo. 

Mehdi suffered a fatal fall from his roof, and had performed at Bestival this past weekend.

He was signed to French label, Ed Banger, and had released four albums. His most famous being 'Lucky Boy'. 

He had recently collaborated with electro DJ Riton on a project called Carte Blanche. Reports that he was hosting Riton's birthday celebrations whilst on his roof have yet to be confirmed.

Watch the official video to DJ Mehdi's 'I Am Somebody' (featuring Chromeo) below: