DJ Kay Slay, Hip-Hop LEGEND, Has Passed Away at 55
Written by 2DOPEBOYZ on April 18, 2022
The tradition has misplaced one other legend.
After an extended and strenuous battle with COVID, DJ Kay Slay has handed away on the age of 55.
“Our hearts are damaged by the passing of Keith Grayson, professionally generally known as DJ Kay Slay,” the late DJ’s household wrote in a touching tribute for The Publish. “A dominant determine in Hip Hop tradition with tens of millions of followers worldwide, DJ Kay Slay might be remembered for his ardour and excellence with a legacy that can transcend generations.”
“In reminiscence of DJ Kay Slay, our household needs to thank all of his associates, followers, and supporters for his or her prayers and nicely needs throughout this troublesome time,” they continued. “We ask that you just respect our privateness as we grieve this tragic loss.”
From his early days in Fashion Wars as a revered graffiti artist to the lots of upon lots of of mixtapes and up to date occasions the place he’d have 50 emcees on one document, Kay Slay was the very definition of Hip-Hop. He lived and fought for the tradition with each breath. His presence will eternally be missed.
RIP DJ Kay Slay
Dez. The Drama King. Mr. Smack Your Favourite DJ.
Not solely did he premiere “Ether,” host Dipset’s first mixtape and unleash numerous songs and freestyles. However he was additionally featured within the film ‘Fashion Wars’ in 1983. A real pioneer, innovator and legend. 🕊 pic.twitter.com/Bm2gzfEGHK
— Andrew Barber (@fakeshoredrive) April 18, 2022