NYC's Legendary DJ Kay Slay Has Died

The legendary DJ Kay Slay has passed away at 55. with 

The record executive, from Harlem, passed away on Easter Sunday after being hospitalized with Covid-19 months earlier. His death was confirmed by hip-hop promoter Van Silk, but no official cause of death was given.

Kay Slay was well-known for his albums The Soul Controller, The Streetsweeper and Accolades + being the owner of Straight Stuntin magazine.

DJ Clue paid his respects via Instagram:

Prayers Go Out To His Family,Friends & Loved Ones..And The Whole Dj Community..We Lost A Great Man..Rest In Paradise King @Djkayslay 🙏🏾🕊..Still In Disbelief 😞

DJ Envy also shared a photo of them together captioned:

RIP @djkayslay.. Condolences to his family and friends.. We lost a great 1…

Record producer Statik Selektah tweeted: 'I have so much to say. So many stories. This weeks ShowOff Radio will be special. RIP Kay Slay.' In an earlier post, he said: 'Can't believe I'm typing this. Rest in power DJ Kay Slay. Legend. F**k!'

Rest in Power 🕊

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