Atlanta, GA – Atlanta-based DJ and producer Christian Nilan — higher often known as Speakerfoxxx — has handed away at 35. Her supervisor Xen Lang confirmed the information to implurnt on Sunday (December 23).
“I can say that she has certainly handed,” Lang mentioned in a press release to DX. “No one was extra captivated with their craft, tradition and metropolis. It was a pleasure to know her, study from her and work along with her.”
While the trigger demise has but to be launched, several users have recommended her battle with substance abuse is in charge. On August 30, Nilan tweeted that she was in rehab.
“hello from rehab,” she wrote. “new music at the moment being written so stayed tuned.”
hello from rehab ❤ ❤ new music at the moment being written so keep tuned
— mamita (@SPEAKERFOXXX) August 30, 2018
Over the years, Speakerfoxxx served as a touring DJ for artists reminiscent of Yelawolf, Rittz and Three 6 Mafia’s Gangsta Boo. In 2011, she launched her inaugural mixtape Dopeboy Anthems, which garnered her vital notoriety. She would ultimately earn the title “Queen ATL.”
Many her followers and friends within the Atlanta DJ group and past took to social media to precise their condolences, together with DJ Z-Trip, DJ Green Lantern, Just Blaze and Ferrari Shepard.
Check out the reactions under.
Wait, what?! Man, say this isn’t so. Such an exquisite individual, such good vitality. Heart damaged. RIP 🙏🏼
— DJ Z-TRIP (@ztrip) December 24, 2018
Damn. RIP Speakerfoxxx. 😞 we tore a number of locations down collectively. Salute.
— Crime Rhyme Houdini (@JustBlaze) December 23, 2018
RIP @SPEAKERFOXXX. I did my finest at a tribute. You know I’m extra chill. Have a secure journey.
— 🌹 FERRARI SHEPPARD (@stopbeingfamous) December 24, 2018
RIP @SPEAKERFOXXX 2018 is hell, keep robust atlanta household
— Zachary Fox (@zackfox) December 23, 2018
— HOODBOI (@hoodboi) December 23, 2018
— DJ Green Lantern (@DJGREENLANTERN) December 23, 2018
stunning seeing how many individuals speakerfoxx touched. her spirit is right here endlessly. ❤️
— DJ Burn One (@djburnone) December 24, 2018
Yo I simply heard the tragic information about speakerfoxx. Damn, my coronary heart goes out to her household and family members.
— ASH RISER (@ASHRISER) December 24, 2018
— DJ Era (@DJ_Era) December 23, 2018
— DJ Diamond Kuts (@djdiamondkuts) December 23, 2018
Rest nicely Queen 👑 #Speakerfoxxpic.twitter.com/qwcXDC6dLL
— i.Mogul (@IngaNandiwillis) December 25, 2018
RIP Speakerfoxx flip the music up , up there!! You can be missed by many 🙏🏽
— Jason Geter (@JasonGeter) December 23, 2018
Speakerfoxx … man … rattling.
— JEAN CLAUDE (@CardoGotWings) December 23, 2018
holy shit. i’m so extremely unhappy to listen to about speakerfoxx. she did a lot for me when i first began making music. one my first exhibits was in atlanta, she got here and DJed for me totally free simply to indicate me HOW to play a present. really only a gifted angel
— QUEEN OF CHRISTMAS (@kittaveli) December 23, 2018
Nilan was such a constructive, stunning spirit. I’m heartbroken. Hope she knew she was liked.
— Suga Knight (@keiopensdoors) December 23, 2018
Damn Rest In Peace DJ Speakerfoxx. Damn
— Emilio Rojas (@emiliorojas) December 23, 2018
Rest Easy Speakerfoxx 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/AZYz9Q15Bk
— DJ Hella Yella (@djhellayella) December 23, 2018