the culture has misplaced another legend. After an extended and strenuous war with covid, dj kay slay has passed away at the age of 55.
“our hearts are broken by means of the passing of keith grayson, professionally called dj kay slay,” the past due dj’s family wrote in a touching tribute for the post. “a dominant figure in hip hop way of life with tens of millions of fans international, dj kay slay will be remembered for his passion and excellence with a legacy a good way to go beyond generations.”
“in reminiscence of dj kay slay, our own family wishes to thank all of his pals, fanatics, and supporters for his or her prayers and well desires at some point of this hard time,” they continued. “we ask that you admire our privacy as we grieve this tragic loss.”
from his early days in fashion wars as a reputable graffiti artist to the hundreds upon hundreds of mixtapes and latest instances wherein he’d have 50 emcees on one document, kay slay become the very definition of hip-hop. He lived and fought for the culture with every breath. His presence will for all time be missed.