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 🕊