Hip-hop Star DJ Kay Slay dead at 55

New York hip-hop influencer and graffiti artist DJ Kay Slay died on Easter Sunday

Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay 

Grayson is believed to have died of complications from COVID-19

Grayson was born on August 14, 1966 in New York City and began his career as a graffiti artist.

Grayson is perhaps best known for his passionate commitment to maintaining the integrity of hip-hop

Grayson, nicknamed Dez, released his flagship album "The Streetsweeper, Vol. 1" in 2003.

His "Streetsweeper" series is one of his major claims to fame

DJ Kay Slay is also known for his diss on his tracks

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