DJ AM Friends, Colleagues React

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Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein's friends and colleagues are speaking out about his shocking death.

MTV released a statement that reads, "Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein’s death is an incredible loss to the music community, his friends, family and his fans, and to those of us who had the privilege of working with him. MTV was honored to support him as he helped young people battle their own addictions. Our heartfelt thoughts go out to his family."

Las Vegas hotel mogul George Maloof said in a statement, "I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of DJ AM. He was our resident DJ at Rain Nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort. We considered him a friend and a great artist. He will truly be missed."

"We are deeply saddened by the news of DJ AM’s passing. He was not only our resident DJ at Rain Nightclub inside the Palms Casino Resort, he was also our brother in music," another colleague, Michael Morton of the N9NE Group, commented. "His impact was felt immediately and will have a lasting effect on all who had the chance to experience ‘AM Fridays.’ He is a gifted and talented artist who changed the international music scene and helped make Las Vegas one of the DJ capitals of the world. He will be dearly missed."