49 years old Prodigy’s vocalist Keith Flint ‘takes own life’
Prodigy vocalist, Keith Flint died at the age of 49. His body was found at his residence in Essex today.
Confirming Flint’s death, his band Prodigy has issued a statement, “It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint. A true pioneer, innovator, and legend. He will be forever missed. We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time.”
Moreover, Liam Howlett, who had established the group back in 1990 avouched Flint’s death as a suicide. He took to Instagram to say, “The news is true, I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend.”
With a plethora of piercings, spiked gelled hair and intense eyes, the deceased became one of England’s most successful musicians in the 90s. He started off as a dancer in Prodigy, but due to exceptional energy and a magical voice, he emerged as a frontman of the band alongside Maxim. Notwithstanding a consistent competition, the group had its seven albums besides the debut, become number one in the entire United Kingdom. Flint intoned songs like Breathe and Firestarter that ended up becoming top songs in the United States.
Ever since the news of his death came out, an outpour of love and homage is evident on social media. One of his friends from the music world, Ed Simons called him a “great man.” Sleaford Mods tweeted, “Very sorry to hear of the passing of Keith Flint. Good night mate. Take it easy.” Beverly Knight said, “We have lost a Titan.”
Apart from his super successful career as a part of Prodigy, the departed also founded a motorcycle racing team called Traction Control, that had its debut in 2014, followed by ample Supersport TT wins.
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