90s music icon, DJ Stu Allan, has died. Tributes poured in for the manchester-based musician on social media after the saddening piece of news of his demise was announced. Taking to Twitter, Allen’s family shared an emotional statement. They wrote that it is with much sadness that they write this message to let you know that Stu has passed away today. The family further added that they will be holding a memorial event in the musician’s memory sometime soon where they can all celebrate his amazing life. Scroll below for more details.
According to reports, he was diagnosed with cancer a year ago and was getting treatment for the same in a renowned hospital. However, the treatment did not seem to cure his illness and unfortunately, Stu Allen succumbed to the dreaded disease. As mentioned, the devastating news was shared by Allen’s family on social media on Thursday evening. Following the announcement, people who admired Allen and his music flooded the internet with heartfelt messages and condolence posts. His fans and well-wishers have gotten shattered to learn about his death and have been expressing their sadness on social media.
Who Was DJ Stu Allan?
Stu Allan worked for Piccadilly Radio which is now known as Greatest Hits Radio- and Key 103 during the 80s and 90s. He was also known as an influential force throughout the house music scene and managed to win the hearts of the fans with his exceptional talent.
Apart from the fans, several celebrities paid the musician tributes on social media. Legendary techno DJ Carl Cox called him one of his heroes and offered condolences to his family. Mourning his death, Carl wrote that he is very sorry to hear the news and added that they have lost one of the heroes and a shining light of the Rave scene he helped build.
Kiss FM’s Anton Powers also expressed his sadness and wrote that he was his inspiration to be a DJ and that he listened to his Key 103 shows religiously. “They say never meet you heroes but with Stu that was not true”, added Anton further. Justin Robertson, a fellow broadcaster, said Allan introduced him to more amazing music than he can remember. His shows were his introduction to the sound of hip-hop and house impeccable selector and inspiration, said Robertson. Our team, us, also pays him sincere tributes and respects. Follow for more updates.