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DJ Peachez, whose real name was Terika Grooms, has died after a brief bout of meningitis.

The popular Richmond, VA radio DJ’s death comes days after she was hospitalized with the illness.

Grooms was an Honors Scholar graduate of James Madison University where she majored in Marketing, and minored in Music Industry. She began working for iPower 921 in 2006.

The radio station confirmed her death today, saying Peachez “will always be remembered as an inspiration to young women who aspire to be on air DJ’s and Mixers.”

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