The rare form of cancer of the brain and the spinal cord is said to keep the UK Underground hotshot away from shows for the foreseeable future.
Celebrated house music DJ and producer Michael Bibi has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called CNS Lymphoma, which affects the brain and the spinal cord. Michael Bibi recently had to cancel some of his shows and has now revealed the reason for the cancellations on his Instagram.
The Solid Grooves label boss wrote on the social app – “Hello world, writing this post is a hard one.. last week I was diagnosed with CNS Lymphoma. A very rare cancer that effects the brain & spine. Unfortunately, it’s moving fast & l have to stay in the hospital starting treatment immediately. Typing this message doesn’t quite seem real & I’m sorry for the bad news. I don’t know what lies ahead, I’m tired but I know I am strong & I won’t let this beat me. I will be back stronger for you all. Love Bibi.”
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Following the release of the news, Michael Bibi has received an outpouring of love and support from the dance music community, across various radio and social media platforms. Miami’s super club Space has penned a heartwarming note offering support to Bibi.
A few weeks ago, the founder of the renowned Solid Grooves label was hospitalized for health problems that he initially believed were caused by tinnitus, a condition related to hearing loss. Michael Bibi has now revealed it as a rare cancer affecting the brain and spinal cord.
Deeply resonating with the name of his record label, Michael Bibi’s groovy blend of deep house music and classic house sounds with modern production techniques made him a fan favorite after his debut in 2013. The UK-based producer has stamped his mark with a string of musical successes, and esteemed figures in the field have commended his distinct style, further solidifying his impact on the industry.
Bibi’s longstanding and instinctive love for the party provides him with constant motivation and dedication, resulting in his signature Solid Grooves and ELOVATE party series.
We pray for Michael’s speedy return to the studio and behind the decks, so we can experience his sonic magic all over again.