Contact Us

DJ Megatron Murdered While on a Marijuana Run

WireImage

DJ Megatron was shockingly gunned down this past weekend in Staten Island, N.Y., and the veil of mystery surrounding his death is being lifted.

The 32-year-old radio and TV personality, whose real name was Corey McGriff, was allegedly in the borough on early Sunday morning (March 27) to purchase marijuana and a cigar. He was speaking on his cell phone to a friend when he was shot, and while there were no eyewitnesses, three young men supposedly fled the scene. McGriff was pronounced dead on the scene shortly after 2AM. The shooting came unexpectedly, as he has been described by close friends as a jovial character who “everybody liked.”

“[He] was more than a respected member of our staff; he was a friend, a father, and a kind spirit,” said Patricia Robinson, director of personnel of Emmis Communications. “Our hearts are heavy that we have to lose him in this manner and we pray comfort for his loved ones. We unite in our thoughts and efforts for peace in our communities.”

Megatron built his name as a disc jockey on WQHT Hot 97 in New York City, later becoming a public figure as a personality on BET’s ’106 & Park.’ He leaves behind three children and a wife.

Watch DJ Megatron Host a BET Event

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!