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Rest in Peace Durty Keyz (Burd & Keyz) [News/Tribute]

Toronto, ON – Canadian hip-hop lost a budding star last night with the untimely and tragic passing of Anthony “Durty Keyz” James from the production duo Burd & Keyz. HipHopCanada affiliates CityOnMyBack posted the sad news earlier today. They reported that the cause of death was “still not 100% confirmed” but that he “was feeling sick as of late last week [and] when he got to the hospital yesterday it was apparently too late. Some type of infection or something. His passing is completely unexpected.” Some messages seen on Twitter have indicated that the cause could be pneumonia.

It’s truly a sad day for Canadian and Toronto hip-hop as Keyz was talented and had a world of potential sitting in front of him. Most of all, he was only 23-years old. Keyz made a name for himself with his partner Burd as they produced for various artists including Famous, Luu Breeze, Kim Davis, Nickelus F, Movado, Rochester and more. Our thoughts and prayers are with the James family and friends.

Producer Durty Keyz of rising stars Burd & Keyz passed away

Producer Durty Keyz of rising stars Burd & Keyz passed away

Producer Durty Keyz of rising stars Burd & Keyz passed away

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  2. HipHopCanada

    R.I.P. KEYZ

  3. Jesse Plunkett

    Rest in Peace, Keyz.

  4. Jazzfeezy

    RIP brother keyz, it doesn’t get any easier to cope with this

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  6. dynamicwayne

    Nice Read

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