Hip-hop icon DJ Kay Slay dead at the age of 55,Keith Grayson passed after COVID battle

After COVID Battle

After COVID Battle

After COVID Battle –

Kay Slay

Kay Slay

Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay, was an American disc jockey and record executive from New York City. He is referred to by The New York Times as "Hip Hop's One-Man Ministry of Insults".

He is referred to by The New York Times as "Hip Hop's One-Man Ministry of Insults".[1][2] He released four studio albums, The Streetsweeper, Vol. 1, The Streetsweeper, Vol. 2, The Champions: North Meets South (with Greg Street), and More Than Just a DJ.

“Our hearts are broken by the passing of Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay,” the bereaved Grayson family wrote in a touching tribute.

Grayson had reportedly succumbed to complications of COVID-19 after being hospitalized with the disease in December and put on a ventilator, the Sun reported.

Born Aug. 14, 1966 in New York City, Grayson began his career as a graffiti artist, and performed hip-hop in his spare time. During that time, he was notably featured in the 1983 hip-hop documentary “Style Wars.”

Born Aug. 14, 1966 in New York City, Grayson began his career as a graffiti artist, and performed hip-hop in his spare time. During that time, he was notably featured in the 1983 hip-hop documentary “Style Wars.”

Despite his talent for the art form, the rapper didn’t initially intend to become a DJ. “It was just something to do that was fun and that I enjoyed doing,” Grayson told Forbes in a 2019 interview.

Despite his talent for the art form, the rapper didn’t initially intend to become a DJ. “It was just something to do that was fun and that I enjoyed doing,” Grayson told Forbes in a 2019 interview.

The NY-based legendary hip-hop ambassador passed away Sunday, first confirmed by Wack 100, and then others, as tributes started to pour in from across the industry. His family writes, "Our hearts are broken by the passing of Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay."

The NY-based legendary hip-hop ambassador passed away Sunday, first confirmed by Wack 100, and then others, as tributes started to pour in from across the industry. His family writes, "Our hearts are broken by the passing of Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay."