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DJ Kay Slay Passes Away at 55, Cause of Death Revealed as Fans Pay Tribute

Keith Grayson popularly known as DJ Kay Slay is no longer with us. He died at the age of 55. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the American disc jockey.

What was the cause of DJ Kay Slay’s death?

The legendary Hip-Hop DJ had been in the hospital since December as he tested positive for Covid-19. It seems like he lost the battle against Covid-19. The passing of Kay is a big loss for the world of music.

The Drama King died on Easter Sunday (April 17). In the past, just a week before Kay Slay was admitted into the hospital, Raysean Autry, the co-founder of the popular Hip-Hop blog Kollege Kidd, passed away from Coronavirus.

Not only this, but Raysean’s twin brother Rich Autry also fought off Covid-19 in the hospital. The Coronavirus entered our world in the year 2020 and it turned our lives upside down in a way that nobody could have thought.

What did American rapper Wack 100 say about Kay’s situation before?

Back in January, Rapper Wack 100 took to his Instagram to share with his fans worldwide the situation of his close pal Kay Slay. He posted a picture of the legend along with a heartfelt caption.
“Pray for my brotha @djkayslay It’s not looking good. He might be mad at me for this those that know Slay but he needs all the support he can get … Been 14 days fighting Covid and he’s just be put on a ventilator . Keep him in your prayers Please”, he captioned the post.

How did the fans react to the sad news?

As soon as the news of Kay’s passing away came out, the fans couldn’t stop themselves from paying tributes to the DJ on the social media platform Twitter.

One fan wrote, “Rest in eternal peace to DEZ AKA DJ Kay Slay AKA The Drama King This is a sad day for Hip Hop culture & Rap fans the world over.”

Another user tweeted, “RIP DJ KAY SLAY A true HipHop legend. A New York legend. A mixtape king. long live the streetsweepers.”

One user penned, “If this DJ Kay Slay news is true man I’m hurt bro he had the mixtape world in his hands at one point and premiered Ether by Nas, he basically seen every era of hip hop RIP.”

Followed by a user who tweeted, “DJ KAY SLAY CHANGED MY LIFE WITH THIS MIXTAPE WHEN I WAS IN 6TH GRADE AND IM FOREVER AND A DAY GRATEFUL FOR THE DRAMA KING!!!!! RIP KAY SLAY STREET SWEEPERS 4 LIFE”

One user wrote, “Rest Easy King Dez aka Spade TDS aka DJ Kay Slay a legend in two games: graffiti and DJaying. F Covid. Rest In Power.👑”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the demise of the DJ. We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of Kay Slay during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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