DJ Rashad

musician
DJ Rashad in Moscow (2013).

Rashad Hanif Harden (October 9, 1979 – April 26, 2014), better known by his stage name DJ Rashad, was an American electronic musician, record producer and DJ. He started his career in the early 1990s. He was best known for his work in the footwork genre. He worked with Hyperdub Records and artists such as DJ Spinn. He was born in Hammond, Indiana and was raised in Calumet City, Illinois.

Harden died on April 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 35. An autopsy confirmed that his death was drug-related, with heroin, cocaine and alprazolam (Xanax) being found in Harden's system.[1]

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  1. Gordon, Jeremy (August 7, 2014). "DJ Rashad Died of Drug Overdose, Autopsy Confirms". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 26, 2020.

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