Veteran Detroit DJ CJ Lee Jr. died in a house fire Tuesday morning. Lee is a long time DJ who played at numerous clubs all over Detroit under the name DJ Shordy. One of his closest friends DJ Rodney Day remembers him as someone who finds enjoyment in seeing other people have fun in the music he plays. He is someone who loves what he is doing. It was unfortunate how firefighters arrived too late at his house as they found a man who can’t be recognized.
Lee leaves behind two children. The firefighters found a pit bull that was badly injured inside the home and it will be donated to the local pit bull rescue. He was a recognized figure in the world of DJs. A few weeks before his death, he decided to start a graphics design company in order to transition away from DJing. Sadly, we will never know if that business will succeed.
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