90’s Legend Erick Morillo Found Dead, Aged 49

It has been confirmed that 90s Legendary DJ Erick Morillo has died at the age of 49.

Best known for his 1993 hit I Like To Move It, Morillo was found dead in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday morning.


Tributes have already started pouring in including from our own JJoy who said, on Facebook, “Rest in Power My Friend Eric Morillo.”



The cause of death has not yet been determined and the circumstances are not yet known.

Morillo had a massive fanbase here in Malta, as he played over here quite often, even last year at various Summer events all over the Island. Many describe him as “a piece of our history,” while others simply said “we will always remember him through his music.”



A spokesperson for the Miami Beach Police said: ‘The Miami Beach Police Department is investigating the death of Mr Eric A. Morillo (DOB: 3/26/71).

‘We received a 911 call this morning at 10:42 a.m… Detectives are currently on scene and in the preliminary stages of the investigation.’