A-Trak Mourns the death of Avicii's Death And Calls Him One Of EDM's "Brightest Stars"
Lupe Fiasco and Flying Lotus also expressed their sadness on social networks.
Twitter – producer Swedish Avicii, passed away Friday (April 20), sending shock waves through the EDM world. According to his agent, the statement obtained by Billboard, the 28-year-old was overseas in the Persian Gulf nation of Oman at the time of his death.
"It is with profound sadness that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling also known as Avicii," the statement read. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman, this Friday afternoon, local time, on April 20. The family is devastated and we ask you all to please respect their privacy at this difficult time. There are No more statements will be given."
Fellow DJ A-Trak took to Twitter to express their grief and praise Avicii as one of EDM's biggest talents.
"Ugh devastating news about Avicii, hard to believe," he wrote. "sending all my love to your family, friends and community of fans.. electronic music is a community. We have lost one of its brightest stars. He made the music that was universally loved. Always seemed so kind. Gone too soon."
Ugh devastating news about Avicii, difficult, even I think.. 😢 sending all my love to your family, friends and community of fans.. electronic music is a community. We have lost one of its brightest stars. He made the music that was universally loved. Always seemed so kind. Gone too soon
— Ayahuasca Flocka Flame (@atrak) April 20, 2018
In the past, Avicii struggled with health problems related to consumption. In 2014, he suffered an acute pancreatitis and had removed their gallbladder, according to Rolling Stone magazine. Despite Avicii's cause of death has not yet been revealed to the public, A-Trak, speculates about what might have led to his step while breaking the stereotypes about the electronic DJs.
"People think that DJs to party have fun woo and live the good life and make hymns in his laptop, and yay the other hand," he wrote. "A lot of DJs suffer from heavy anxiety and try to cope in ways that lead to addiction. It's really