Who killed Pat Stay? Rapper, 36, STABBED to death just days after dropping The Game diss track
The Guilt By Association rapper became popular for his live battle raps in which two artists often freestyle with boasts, insults and wordplay
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA: At just 36 years of age, famous Candian rapper and hip-hop artist, Pat Stay was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed in the early morning hours on Sunday, September 4, near the waterfront in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, but later died of his injuries. Police have not confirmed Stay as the victim, but his brother Pete Stay confirmed his death to CBC News. No suspect has been caught and police say they have no motive for the murder at this time.
The Guilt By Association rapper became popular for his live battle raps in which two artists often freestyle, as they exchange, boasts, insults and wordplay. It appears from his Instagram stories that Stay was attending a wedding of some friends in Halifax. Stay leaves behind his five-year-old son, Calvin, who he called his "real life super hero," on Instagram. "I adore you, I admire you, you're a child yet I still look up to you. You are everything I could have ever dreamed of in a son x1000," he wrote.
On Saturday, September 3, Pat shared the video for his new single, (The Game DISS) Pat Stay feat. Kaleb Simmonds - 'Warm up' on Instagram. As he dropped the video, Stay wrote, "I've had this in the chamber for a good minute now ready to fire if Game got brave. Clearly he don't want smoke. But this goes too hard to keep from yall so here it is." He then followed that up with, "Oh, and Game (cant tag you since you blocked me lol)...I stepped into your world so wassup? It's all love for the sport, right?!? Let's see if you're really bout this rap s**t." According to The Sun, the song was the result of criticism The Game made against Eminem in his song 'The Black Slim Shady'. 'The Back to Back' artist challenged The Game to a rap battle after the 10-minute release went public, but The Game decided to block Stay rather than engage.
On Thursday, Stay shared a picture of himself on Instagram with a now seemingly prescient post, "Imagine if we treated all of our friends and loved ones as if we knew their days were numbered." The Alchemist, a well-known producer, paid tribute to Stay's death on Twitter. "I can moonwalk with steel toe boots on. Rest in peace Pat Stay. Battle Rap icon and king. If you know me you know I always thought he was the best. I'm hurt." Top Tier Podcast wrote, "Definitely checked with people near the situation to feel safe enough to post this. RIP Pat Stay. Condolences to the family and other loved ones who's been blessed to know him. The BRC will miss you for sure."
“I can moonwalk with steel toe boots on” Rest in peace Pat Stay. Battle Rap icon and king. If u know me u know i always thought he was the best. I’m hurt.— Alchemist Type Beat (@Alchemist) September 4, 2022
Definitely checked with ppl near the situation to feel safe enough to post this.— LEDGE-TopTierPodcast (@PodTier) September 4, 2022
RIP Pat Stay.
Condolences to the family and other loved ones who's been blessed to know him.
The BRC will miss you for sure