PAT STAY, Canadian battle rapper has died. CNBC News reports that Stay was the victim of a fatal stabbing in downtown Halifax early Sunday. Halifax Regional Police have not identified Stay as the victim, but Stay’s brother, Peter Stay, confirmed the news to CBC.
The Nova Scotian MC was revered for his boasts, witty insults and lyrics. The acclaimed artist had won several rap battles over the course of his career. His most memorable took place in 2015 which was hosted by Drake and where he would secure his fourth victory in a North American competition.
Pat gained an immense following on social media recently. Just two days ago, Stay dropped a new track that has already amassed more than 50,000 views on YouTube. The video also includes the OVO God giving praise to Stay saying “Pat Stay’s definitely one of, if not, the best.”
Straight Official Magazine offers our prayers and condolences to his family, peers and fans. Check out one of our favorite videos down below of Pat Stay challenging The Game to a rap battle.