“It Takes Two” DJ E-Z Rock Dead At 46 (VIDEO)


DJ E-Z Rock dead at 46

E-Z Rock, the Harlem DJ who found fame in 1988 with rapper Rob Base for their hip-hop track “It Takes Two”, has died at age 46.

The artist also known as Rodney “Skip” Bryce passed away on Sunday. The cause of his death has yet to be revealed.

“It Takes Two” was a popular and very catchy track, later sampled by Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, and many others.

Rob Base confirmed the passing of his friend, paying tribute to Bryce on Twitter, calling him his “friend” and “brother”.

DJ E-Z Rock & Rob Base

In a 2011 interview with Boombox, DJ E-Z Rock stated, “Well, I know definitely I was one of the first artists to do the hip-hop and R&B thing. When we did it, I just wanted to do something different. I didn’t want to do the same thing that the other groups were doing at the time. So we just did it that way and I really didn’t care what people said.”

Rapper Biz Markie took to Twitter to write that E-Z Rock would “truly be missed”.

E-Z Rock and Rob Base, whose real name is Robert Ginyard, became friends in the fourth grade at school. They released their first single “DJ Interview” in 1986.

Their hit song “It Takes Two” came just two years later, along with their music video. The catchy track is known by it’s verse, “It takes two to make a thing go right / It takes two to make it outta sight.”

The song initially peaked at 36 in the Billboard Hot 100 but went on to sell more than a million copies.

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