DJ E-Z Rock Dead: "It Takes Two" Producer Dies at 46; Cause of Death Unknown -
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DJ Slyngshot - New Era EP

Resident Advisor - 08 Mar 2018
DJ Slyngshot - New Era EP There's a wave of new producers trying their hand at lo-fi broken-beat tracks, but there's always been an undeniable quality to DJ Slyngshot. Following an appearance on a Secretsundaze compilation last year, the New Era EP is ...
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2018 Dogwood Festival features rap, rock, country

The Fayetteville Observer - 15 Feb 2018
The entertainment lineup for the 2018 Dogwood Festival, scheduled April 26-29, was announced last week. For the first time, rap and hip-hop is part of the mix. Here's a look at the five headlining performers. Coolio. The rapper had 1995′s biggest hit ...
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Record Store Day announces full 2018 list

The Music Universe. - 07 Mar 2018
More hip-hop, both new school and old, comes to record stores courtesy of Rapsody, J Dilla, Czarface, Rob Base & DJ EZ-Rock, Nas, 9th Wonder and more. David Bowie releases are always a Record Store Day highlight and this year's list includes four Bowie ...
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Eric B & Rakim Delete Viral Tweets About 'The Devolution of Rap'

Atlanta Black Star - 16 Feb 2018
Since the beginning, fans have always sought out music that focused more on the energy level than metaphors and similes. For example, on the family-friendly side there were turn up songs like Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock's “It Takes Two,” and on the grittier ...
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Craig Mack: Rapper and P Diddy protege dies aged 47

BBC News - 14 Mar 2018
Hailing from Brentwood, Long Island, he cut his first single while still a teenager, under the name MC EZ. After it failed to make an impact, he worked as an assistant to local hip-hop heroes EPMD, acting as a roadie for DJ Scratch and doing various ...
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Six spirited ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Sacramento

Sactown Magazine - 13 Mar 2018
March 17 Sip beer from Rancho Cordova's Fort Rock Brewing Company and vino from local wineries like Berryessa Gap and Michael David Winery during this two-and-a-half-hour Sacramento RiverTrain excursion which will take place on St. Patrick's Day ...
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Karen Drew Raps with Rob Base at the Hob Nobble Gobble!

WDIV ClickOnDetroit - 21 Nov 2017
Rob Base, of the hip-hop duo with DJ E-Z Rock, from Harlem, came and hung out at this year's Hob Nobble Gobble in Detroit. Base and Rock lead the way for hip-hop to transition into the mainstream. Local 4 anchor and investigative reporter Karen Drew ...
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Wu-Tang Clan Affiliate Singer Allah Real Has Passed Away

Ambrosia For Heads - 15 Mar 2018
According to his label, he worked in tandem with another Clan affiliate and mentor, Popa Wu (aka Freedom Allah). Allah Real was specifically part of the mentorship of DJ Mathematics, producer and organizer for Wu-Tang's The Saga Continues album last ...
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DJ EZ Rock of 'It Takes Two' Fame Dead at 46 - 28 Apr 2014
Various hip-hop artists paid condolences to the DJ on social media. DJ Scratch posted a late-Eighties picture of the duo on his Instagram, while Biz Markie tweeted, "R.I.P. to EZ Rock from Rob Base and EZ Rock. You will truly be missed." DJ Red Alert ...
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Hip-Hop Mourns The Passing of Craig Mack

The Source - 14 Mar 2018
Prior to his dawning with Bad Boy, as a young teen under the moniker MC EZ, he released one single “Just Rhymin'” in 1988, followed by “Get Retarded” with his group MC EZ & Troup. Native to Long Island, which at the time was one of New York's maturing ...
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VENTS Magazine (press release) (blog) - 22 Feb 2018
Raised in the church community it was inevitable that Tyrell's love for music would grow. His family is filled with musical talent, his Mother and Aunts were Gospel singers while he was young. His father, a DJ, allowed Tyrell to be exposed to all ...
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Rap, rock and country highlight festival

The Fayetteville Observer - 07 Feb 2018
For the first time, the festival will feature nationally known rap artists — Young MC, Coolio and Rob Base, along with rock and country acts. Admission is free to the festival and all the concerts. “We've been trying to work in something but it's ...

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