Erick Morillo, the Colombian-American DJ who shot to fame in the 1990s with his hit song “I Like to Move It,” has died at the age of 49, according to Miami’s Local10. He was found at his Miami Beach home on Tuesday morning. No cause of death has been revealed.
Morillo, the founder of Subliminal Records, is best known for his 1993 hit “I Like to Move It,” which was released under Reel 2 Real and made him one of the world’s first international superstar DJs.
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In December, Morillo was accused of sexual battery but had denied the accusations. However, after a rape kit test tested positive for his DNA, Morillo turned himself in to police last month. Morillo was scheduled for a court hearing this Friday (Sept. 4).
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