SQUAD-E… THE PASSING OF A HARDCORE LEGEND
The UK Hardcore scene was grief stricken today, as we lost one of our own… DJ Squad-E.
At this time, the popular DJ’s cause of death can not be confirmed, but Squad-E, better known to his family and loved ones as Wayne Donnelly, has sadly passed away.
As the news reached Donnelly’s family, friends and fans today, the internet was abuzz with heartfelt messages of condolence. Love, admiration, and respect for the late artist was abundant, as social media news feeds were flooded in his honour.
Words cannot describe how devastated and sad I feel after hearing the news today 💔 RIP @squadeuk
A true legend of the UK Hardcore / Clubland / Bounce scene. Someone who I knew for over 15 years and taught me so much along the way.
Thoughts go out to his family and friends 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/v0SUPb3tnO
— Klubfiller (@Klubfiller) March 25, 2021
Horrific news about DJ Squad E. Someone I respected from the minute he walked into the hardcore scene and someone I had the pleasure of working with both home and abroad.
RIP Wayne lad. pic.twitter.com/zDvlTTCEMf
— James Watts (@mcwotsee) March 25, 2021
RIP DJ Squad-E
Thanks for the music & thanks for the memories on the dance floor. 🙏🏼💔 pic.twitter.com/VZ8yVPApO5
— Jakka-B (@Jakka_B) March 25, 2021
RIP @squadeuk 💔
Top TOP man and we had some AMAZING laughs, sets and studio sessions.
Nothing But Love Latte xx pic.twitter.com/vcDsA03SqN
— Storm (@realemceestorm) March 25, 2021
I just heard that Wayne @squadeuk has passed away. Absolutely gutted.
RIP my old friend 😔
— 𝗗𝗷𝗦𝗰𝗼𝘁𝘁𝗕𝗿𝗼𝘄𝗻 (@djscottbrown) March 25, 2021
Devastating news🥺🥺 RIP Wayne! Dj Squade! We had some great times and memories, lost for words!
— MikeEnemy (@MikeEnemy1) March 25, 2021
What absolutely devastating news 🥺 RIP Wayne Squad-E. Thank you for your contribution to the scene, you will live on through your music ❤️ pic.twitter.com/PGg6zgVr3j
— Kutski (@Kutski) March 25, 2021
Any further details in this tragic story will be reported accordingly, along with any official statements or publications from the family of the deceased.
RIP Squad-E… I have always enjoyed your music and the way you play it. You will certainly be missed!