The legendary DJ Kay Slay has passed away due to COVID complications. He fought a 4 month battle against the virus. According to his biological brother, Kwame Grayson, Kay Slay didn’t mention who he was while in the hospital and he received average treatment until staff figured out who he actually was. Unfortunately, Kay Slay passed away on Easter Sunday.
The New York Times referred to DJ Kay Slay as “Hip Hop’s One-Man Ministry of Insults”. Over his 40 year career, he released 4 studio albums, The Streetsweeper Volume 1, The Streetsweeper Volume 2, The Champions: North Meets South, and More Than Just a DJ.
Many throughout the Hip-Hop community have taken to social media with their condolences. He was just 55 years old. RIP.