Before TikTok, it democratized lip syncing (Lip sync), was an expert Keenan Cahill Lip sync. The 27-year-old YouTuber, who suffered from Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome, a disease that specifically causes organ enlargement, died Thursday at a Chicago hospital, CNN reported.
Apart from computers and pure passion, Keenan Cahill has garnered millions of views on his YouTube channel singing popular hit songs. He convinced celebrities including Katy Perry, 50 Cent and DJ Pauly T to join him.
The Chicago native suffered from Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome, a condition for which he was frequently treated and underwent multiple surgeries. According to his social media accounts, he is scheduled to undergo open heart surgery earlier this month.
“Complications arose that he couldn’t,” his family noted on their GoFundMe account, a crowdfunding site. A fundraising campaign has been launched to pay for Cahill’s medical and funeral expenses.
Cahill became one of the first viral stars of the 2010s with his lip sync videos, filmed in his bedroom from his office when he was a teenager. The concept was simple: the ever-revealing Cahill simply spoke the lyrics to the hits of the moment. DJ Got Us Falling In Love Usher et al only girl (in the world) Rihanna watched the footage scroll with interest.
With information from CNN
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