Before Murray ever recorded an album, he traded verses with Big Daddy Kane under the name MC Do Damage.
Later, he was introduced to Erick Sermon of EPMD by K-Solo.
Sermon included Murray on his album No Pressure on the single "Hostile".
His first album, The Most Beautifullest Thing in This World, was released in 1994 on Jive Records.
He was also enamoured with the family pets, our two dogs Katie and Gina, and one cat, Kitten, were all recipients of Dad's love and spoiling.
It's a great comfort to us that he will be reunited with them all. Daeninck and nurse Melanie at Cancer Care for helping Dad with his battle, as well as the nurses and HCAs at Concordia Hospital for their wonderful care during Dad's final days.
Murray also appeared on the song "Home Alone" by R. Def Jam released his He's Keith Murray in 2003, containing the single "Yeah, Yeah U Know It." This song has guest appearances from fellow Def Squad members Redman and Erick Sermon. That same year, Murray was featured on the video game Def Jam Vendetta.
Murray leaves behind his wife of 44 years, Gerry (neé Buhr); children, Shannon, Holly, Graham (Amber) and Chelsea; grandchildren, Aiden, Kingston, Emma and Jack; brother-in-law Michael Buhr (Trish); sister-in-law Susan Burns (Ron); sister Jacqueline Baronins and many nieces and nephews.
The title track from this album remains Murray's biggest solo hit. Murray continued to enjoy a high media-profile by appearing on a Coca-Cola advertisement and guesting on remixes of Mary J.
Blige’s ‘Be Happy’, Total’s ‘Can’t You See’ and LL Cool J’s ‘I Shot Ya’.
Murray also appeared on Busta Rhymes' debut album The Coming, representing the Def Squad on the track "Flipmode Squad Meets Def Squad" along with Redman and Jamal.
In 1998, The Def Squad covered "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang. Murray's third album It's a Beautiful Thing was released in 1999.