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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 

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Frankie Knuckles 60 Minute Boiler Room NYC Mix