Some truly sad news in the hip-hop world today.
DJ E-Z Rock has passed away at the age of 46, according to his longtime partner MC Rob Base.
The duo are best known for their legendary dance-inducing hit song It Takes Two, which was released in 1988 and has remained a classic ever since.
Rob Base made the announcement of E-Z’s death on his Facebook page today. The duo have been friends since the fourth grade, growing up together in Harlem.
So far no cause of death been released for E-Z, whose real name was Rodney Bryce.
Press PLAY below to watch the music video of Rock and Rob Base’s song that made them famous. Their mark on music is undeniable!
Rest in peace, DJ E-Z Rock.
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Nearly three years later, Diddy is named by Forbes as hip-hop's wealthiest artist, and it's all thanks to his new business venture, Revolt TV!
According to the business mag, the Sean John mogul has an estimated fortune of $700 million, making him the top earner in the hip-hop category among his peers.
His net worth is up about $120 million from the previous year due to Revolt TV, where he is the majority owner!
Diddy is followed by Dr. Dre, coming in second with $550 million, and Jay Z coming in third with an estimated $520 million!
Sorry boys, maybe next year, you too can be as ballin' as Diddy! LOLz!
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Kelly Rowland sure knows how to sex up hump day!!!
Destiny's grown-up child treated Good Morning America viewers to a super hot performance early this AM!
Singing Street Life with Pusha T, Kelly dressed in an all-black leather, tummy-baring outfit, with swaggy dance moves for days!!!
Ch-ch-check out the sexy performance (above)!
Kell's new album, Talk A Good Game, hit stores yesterday and it's AMAZE.
She's totes out of Beyoncé's shadow now!
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