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Ian Carey, producer of “Keep On Rising” and “Get Shaky” has died at the age of 46


Home icon Ian Carey has died aged 46

On August 20, the American DJ Ian carey, best known for his house songs, has died at the age of 46. It’s a sad day for dance music as Carey has become an important icon in electronic culture since her debut in the 90s. First announced on Twitter by Steve Mac, Carey’s death is a shock to the community. The cause of death is currently unknown.

Born September 13, 1975 in Hancock, Maryland, Ian Carey (Ian harshman) grew up around music as his father was a live sound engineer for various music groups. In college, he started experimenting with producing dance music and eventually moved to Europe to pursue it. He is best known for his hit ‘Be shaking‘which reached the top ten of the charts in the UK and Ireland and peaked at second place in Australia. The song has also gained over nine million views on Youtube. He also created the summer hit, Continue to increase in 2008, with Red light in the same year. He has worked with artists such as Afrojack, Taio Cruz, Snoop Dogg and Timbaland.

Many have taken to Twitter to show their love for the multi-platinum producer. Record companies such as Turning and Defection shared their condolences with the artists Luke relaxed and Chris Lake.

Image Credit: Ian Carey (Press)


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