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Superstar DJ/producer Zedd has been diagnosed with sudden hearing loss in one of his ears. The Russian-born artist, who was recently featured in Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid DJs, revealed his condition via Twitter a couple days ago:
The news has sparked concerns from fans and media alike that the future of Zedd’s career might be in jeopardy. However, an encouraging development came yesterday when the DJ tweeted that he’s feeling better:
Some of our readers have asked us why this story is newsworthy. Aside from Zedd being one of the most influential EDM artists in the world, we believe his unfortunate condition can inspire our fellows DJs and musicians to protect their own ears. Both DJ TechTools and Digital DJ Tips have written articles about ear protection and we recommend reading them.
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