DJ Kay Slay Dies As A Result of Covid-19
DJ Kay Slay died after a four-month fight with Covid-19. Kay Slay died on Easter Sunday. The news of his death began to spread late Sunday night. People around the world have been sending their condolences to the late DJ’s family.
DJ Kay’s Rise To Fame
Kay Slay grew up in the rough New York of the 1970s, starting out as a graffiti artist. He was in the groundbreaking Hip-Hop documentary “Style Wars” in 1993. The street name of Kay is “Dez” and he was a member of the Fantastic Partners (TFP).
In the late 1970s and 1980s, he would look at new DJs like GrandMaster Flash, Kool DJ Red Alert, and others. He stopped using and selling drugs after getting jailed for drug possession, and began his mission to become a New York icon.
An Influential DJ
Kay Slay would go on to become one of the most influential DJs of all time, with a desired take on culture. His early 2000s Street Sweeper series, as the Drama King, proved epic and helped keep the streets on fire. He put out six studio albums, several mixtapes, and broke artist after artist on the basis of talent.
He was most recently unleashing a series of monster posse cuts that shook up the Hip Hop world on a regular basis.
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