Eminem Pays Tribute to Late Battle Rapper Pat Stay: “Kings Never Die”
Eminem paid last respect to the late Pat Stay and referred to him as one of the all-time greats On Twitter on Sunday night. The renowned battle-rapper was fatally stabbed earlier in the day in Fairfax, Nova Scotia.
“Hip Hop lost one of the best battlers of all time,” Eminem wrote. “RIP @patstay … KINGS NEVER DIE!!”
According to reports, the stabbing happened at 12:36 AM on the 1600 block of Lower Water Street. After being transported to a nearby hospital, Stay passed away from his wounds at the age of just 36. The victim of the stabbing was not publicly identified by Halifax Regional Police, but Stay’s brother, Peter, came forward to confirm his demise to CBS News.
The police did not say what might have caused the stabbing or whether there were any witnesses. A probe is still being conducted.
Recently, Stay defended Eminem in the midst of his conflict with The Game. Stay posted a message on social media in response to the latter’s “The Black Slim Shady” diss track: “I gotta say, as a fan losangelesconfidential its been hard to watch you desperately begging for @eminem attention trying to battle him. I understand the desire, but once you start saying things like, “He only became famous because he’s white,” it comes off as more hateful than competitive.
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