Chicago DJ, Timothy “Timbuck2″ Jones, has passed away after a battle with cancer at the age of 34.

Jones reportedly succumbed to the disease on December 19th, and fans and artists alike expressed condolences over the weekend.

A WGCI radio personality, Timbuck2 also gave an outlet to promising Chi-town artists like Vic Mensa, Lil Reese, Rockie Fresh and others through his Go iLL Radio program. He was also a member of the Heavy Hitters DJ crew and toured with the likes of Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West and Common.

Kanye West took to Twitter to pay homage to the Chi-town native, writing, “R.I.P. DJ TIMBUCK2. He was an amazing person and talent. My prayers go out to his family.”

Just Blaze was in the Windy City actually looking for Timbuck2 when he found out the news. Check the tweets from Blaze, Consequence and more below. Rest in peace Timbuck2!

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