As a songwriter, Slay went on to write and produce an impressive song catalogue comprising more than 1000 completed songs.
As an artist, Slay was signed to the blue chip label, Qwest/Warner Brothers writing and producing under the direction of the legendary Quincy Jones. This experience provided an opportunity for Slay to hone his musical and production skills and work with work with noted producers and songwriters such as Dwayne Wiggins (Tony Toni Tone'), Ogi Pearce (Montel Jordan), Vassal Benford (Chante Moore, Jade, Toni Braxton), Characters Corp (SWV, Johnny Gill, Boys 2 Men), Derrick Whittingham (Mary J Blidge), Steve Russell (Troop) and Carl Thomas (BadBoy Ent.).