Baltimore Club Scene Loses Voice

DJ ‘K-Swift’ dies in accident at home
By Sam Sessa (Baltimore Sun, July 22, 2008)

Khia Edgerton, a pioneering DJ who as “K-Swift” became one of Baltimore’s top personalties and a major player in the local scene, died early yesterday morning after a pool accident at her home. She was 29.

Through her popular show, which attracted thousands of listeners each night, and frequent live performances, Ms. Edgerton helped reinvigorate and reintroduce the aging genre of Baltimore Club to a younger generation of listeners. For local artists, a spin on K-Swift’s 92Q show meant instant recognition.

Known as the “Club Queen,” Ms. Edgerton brought a distinct style of known as Baltimore Club to cities up and down the East Coast through her live shows. Driven but modest, she excelled in a scene traditionally dominated by men.

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