Legendary New York City DJ Kay Slay has passed away after fighting a four-month battle against COVID-19. The 55-year-old entered the hospital in December 2021, according to his biological brother, Kwame Grayson, Kay Slay didn’t mention who he was while in the hospital and Grayson says he received average treatment until staff figured out who he actually was. “He was slowly fading away, but God didn’t let that happen. Everything in time and when they found out who he was, they got him powered up again. So he’s up and going,” Grayson told HipHopDX. Unfortunately, Kay Slay passed away on Easter Sunday. Many throughout the Hip-Hop community have taken to social media with their condolences, Kay Slay was also known as “The Drama King,” and was a fixture on Shade 45 with “Streetsweeper” Radio.