Hip hop producer Turn Me Up Josh – real name Joshua Samuel – has died, it has been reported.
The musician’s death was announced in the early hours of Monday by his longtime collaborator and rapper Lil Durk, reports Metro.
‘Rip turn me up josh smh,’ he tweeted.
The rapper also shared a photo of Josh working in the studio and left several crying and praying emoji on his Instagram stories.
Tributes have begun to pour in for the engineer, with London On The Track writing: ‘Long live josh.’
One fan paid condolences and tweeted: ‘Rip turnmeupJosh smh What you created will keep hitting our souls.’
Praising the musician’s talent, another said: ‘Bro had such good and melodic beats.’
Josh was best known for working on Lil Durk’s music, while he also engineered Migos’ breakout hit Versace, Megan Thee Stallion’s Movie and Nas song Til The War Is Won, while also working with the likes of DaBaby, Tinashe and Def Loaf.