Fast Eddie (b. Edwin A. Smith - aka "Fast" Eddie Smith), is an African American house music producer from Chicago, IL, USA. Before his stint as a producer, he was a DJ that was considered one of the premier house DJs at the time. (Not to be confused with the UK heavy metal guitarist, Fast Eddie Clarke.) He gained immense popularity during the heyday of Chicago House Music (1986-88). During that time, he was spinning on WGCI and WBMX in Chicago (e.g. "WGCI Mix (1988)").