After a valiant cancer battle, WGCI/Chicago Mix Show Talent DJ Timbuck2 has passed away at the age of 34. He was heard weekdays on WGCI for the 5 pm mix, and has been working there since 2004.
About the loss of DJ Timbuck2, WGCI Program Director Derrick Brown stated:
Timbuck2 was a premier turntable technician. His creativity and ear for music was unparalleled. Tim loved Chicago and was an ambassador around the world for our music. He leaves a huge void that will be extremely difficult to fill.
Several artists took to social media to express their condolences and appreciation for DJ Timbuck2:
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) December 19, 2015
rest well my brother @DJTIMBUCK2
— one love (@VicMensa) December 19, 2015
🙏🏽🙏🏽rest well my bro. always an amazing friend and an amazing talent. https://t.co/CR5j0uZ3QR
— DJ DRAMA (@DJDRAMA) December 19, 2015
RIP @DJTIMBUCK2. Gave me my first radio play and believed when no one else did. True Chicago Legend. We will miss You.
— Rockie Fresh (@rockiefresh) December 19, 2015
Salute to DJ Timbuck2 on a life well-lived, and sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues from The Talent Report.