He was killed on March 27, near his home in Staten Island, New York (Staten Island, New York).
McGriff worked with hip-hop ,R & B and modern urban music on various radio stations in a number of US cities. For a while Corey trained in New York, on WRKS-FM, also known as Kiss FM; then he spent two years in Boston, on WBOT-FM (Hot 97.7) and two and a half - in Philadelphia, on WPHI-FM (The Beat).Suffice it actively collaborated with the TV station McGriff Black Entertainment Television; where he starred in one of the units of the popular show ` 106 & Park` and conducted Internet program `On Blast`.
Many forces gave Corey promote local artists - primarily natives of Staten Island. During his musical career, he has managed to play in a number of films - such as `
Gangster voyny` (`State Property 2`),` Blood chempiona` (`Blood of a Champion`) and` Season ubiytsy` (`Killa Season`). Quite regularly Corey participated in various charity events. Among the colleagues and pupils DJ famous for the incredible capacity for work ,optimism, perseverance, and love what they do.
McGriff was engaged to Shaylin Robinson (Shyleen Robinson); the musician had three children.
On Sunday, March 27th of 2011, at 2 am McGriff was gunned down near his home. The bullet hit Cory in the chest ; at the time of the arrival of ambulance and police, he was already dead. As it appears,DJ was killed on his way to a nearby store. As the manager Corey Justin ` Jay SMU
` Kirkland (Justin` J. Smoove` Kirkland), friends and relatives of the dead man have not the slightest idea what caused the death of the musician ;he was a great friend and an incredibly positive and cheerful person - and the enemies he had in principle. Police have not yet divulge details of going investigation; to the present moment it has not been announced even alleged motives. Hold someone else at the scene also, unfortunately, failed ; however,Police have not yet lost faith in the fact that the search for the mysterious shooter will fail. Friends and rapper already expressed their condolences - so Nikki Meany (Nicki Minaj) told about the tragedy in his twitter