DJ Kay Slay Dies after Battle With COVID-19
DJ Kay Slay was an urgent figure inside Hip-Hop’s mixtape culture and delivered six studio collections during his profession.
The amazing spray painting craftsman and Hip-Hop symbol, Keith Grayson is also known as DJ Kay Slay has surrendered to unexpected problems because of an extended fight with COVID-19. The East Harlem local, who died on Easter Sunday (April 17), was 55 years of age at the hour of his passing. Gossipy tidbits about Kay Slay’s passing started to circle on Sunday evening, with notable music craftsman chief, Wack 100 supposedly affirming the news, alongside veteran Hip-Hop advertiser Van Silk.
In January, Wack 100 uncovered that DJ Kay Slay had been hospitalized because of COVID-19 since December 2021 and that he had been placed on a ventilator to assist help with his relaxation. “Petition God for my sibling @djkayslay It’s not looking great,” Wack wrote in a post on Instagram. “He may be frantic at me for this those that know to Slay however he wants all the help he can get … Been 14 days battling Covid and he’s simply [been] placed on a ventilator. Keep him in your requests Please. [sic]”
Last week, Wack gave a report on Kay Slay’s condition, composing that the DJ was “all the while battling” in a post on Instagram. “He’s been off the #ECMO machine two or three weeks at this point,” Wack added. “How about we proceed with our requests as our sibling keeps on battling.”
Kill was an essential figure in the Hip-Hop people group, starting out as a spray painting craftsman, utilizing the label name “Dez,” prior to causing his Kay To kill moniker as a DJ on the mixtape circuit during the last part of the ’90s and early aughts. Marking a recording manage Columbia Records, Slay (otherwise called “The Drama King” and “Mr. Smack Your Favorite DJ”) delivered his significant name debut, The Streetsweeper, Vol. 1, in 2003, which crested at No. 4 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums outline. His sophomore delivery, The Streetsweeper, Vol. 2, dropped the next year and came to No. 10 on that outline. He delivered six studio collections during his vocation, the latest being The Soul Controller, which dropped in December 2021, presently before his hospitalization.