Frankie Warren Knuckles, Jr.is an American DJ, record producer and remix artist. He played an important role in developing house music (an electronic, disco-influenced dance music) as a Chicago DJ in the 1980s and he helped to popularize house music in the 1990s, with his work as a producer and remixer. In 2005, Knuckles was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame for his achievements as a DJ.
Due to his importance in the development of the genre, he is often known as “The Godfather of House Music.
Interview for BBC
Frankie Knuckles 60 Minute Boiler Room NYC Mix