DJ Official passes away at 39

DJ Official Passes Away

Christian Hip Hop pioneer and Grammy award-winning producer DJ Official has passed away after undergoing a double lung transplant. He was 39.

Official, real name Nelson J. Chu, deejayed for Christian Hip Hop star Lecrae until his failing health forced him to retire in 2014.

In 2010, an ongoing sinus infection revealed Official had a rare form of bone marrow cancer that was attacking his kidneys. He also suffered from emphysema, which diminished his lung function to 13 percent.



On July 30, Official underwent a double lung transplant and was in critical condition following the surgery.



Unfortunately, Official transitioned almost two weeks later.

Lacrae took to Twitter to remember his dear friend.










With all DJ Official endured with his failing health he never lost his faith.



Rest in paradise, Official!