Tomorrow, Thursday, August 27, there will be a public home going celebration for the legendary DJ Shay.

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This Thursday, August 27, there will be a celebration of the life of Demetrius "DJ Shay" Robinson at True Bethel Church, located at 907 E.Ferry St. in Buffalo, according to a post on Instagram. DJ Shay passed away due to COVID-19. The public celebration will be from 10 am to 11:30 am. His celebration of life will also be available to view on, for friends and family not currently in Buffalo. The family asks that people respect the private ceremony.

"DJ Shay was the one of most organic musical souls in the city of buffalo, he was Hip Hop to a community of aspiring artist. His talent & ambition will truly be missed." ~ Stevo Johnson, Founder of Matti Rouse Apparel, via text message

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Credit: WKBW

We want to send our condolences to DJ Shay's family and loved ones. He was the owner of Buff City Records, the go-to producer for the Black Soprano Family and legendary DJ in the City of Buffalo. He recently produced “Grams in the Water” for Benny, Loveboat Luciano and Rick Hyde. Shay's last message on Facebook spoke about Benny the Butcher:

"Just in case I’m on my death bed Chains ⛓ aka Benny aka The butcher coming nigga is the best rapper in the world ."


Some of Shay's credits as a producer includes:
18 Wheeler - Benny the Butcher ft. Pusha T
Crowns for Kings - Benny the Butcher ft. Black Thought
Walking on Water (EP) - ElCamino
Lucky 13 (album) - Flee Lord
Da Mob - BSF ft. Rick Hyde, Heem and Benny the Butcher

Source: License Lounge

"Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, DJ Shay has long since been the go-to producer for Benny the Butcher and is THE "in-house" producer of the "Black Soprano Family" label and collective." ~ License Lounge


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