RIP: Corey McGriff a.k.a. DJ Megatron, BET 106 & Park host

RIP: Corey McGriff a.k.a. DJ Megatron, BET 106 & Park host

From The Wall Street Journal:

A hip-hop disc jockey and television personality, known for his energetic presence at clubs and on the airwaves, was shot and killed early Sunday near his home on Staten Island.

Corey McGriff, who went by the stage name DJ Megatron, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting on Osgood Avenue in the Clifton section at about 2 a.m., police said. Mr. McGriff, 32 years old, was a member of the popular Black Entertainment Television show 106 & Park and had gained popularity spinning hip-hop and top 40 on radio stations in Philadelphia, Boston and New York’s Hot 97. He was also a father of three children, his family said.

• DJ Megatron: http://www.myspace.com/bookingdjmegatron

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