The dance music community is rallying around Johnson.
News of Johnson's illness came from the Chicago artist's Instagram, where he posted news that he contracted Covid-19 and was hospitalized three days ago. In his most recent post, Johnson wrote "Shit's taken A TURN for the worse," stating he will be moved downtown and intubated. 5 Magazine tweeted news that Johnson is currently receiving treatment in the ICU.
The Chicago artist and DJ has released an extraordinary number of house music hits, including "Get Get Down" and "Hear The Music." He's released on legendary imprints like Dance Mania, Cajual, Relief and Crydamoure over the years.
The dance music community is rallying behind Johnson's recovery, with hundreds of friends and fellow artists like Kenny Dope, Honey Dijon, Josh Wink, Claude Young and Kenny Larkin posting messages of support.