Hip hop artist Rodney Bryce, who was most famous under the name Dj E-Z Rock, passed away this Sunday at aged 46. The rapper’s death was confirmed by his friend and collaborator Rob Base, the pair had found fame together in 1988 with the track ‘It Takes Two’.

Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock’s first single together was 1987’s ‘DJ Interview’ which eventually landed them a recording deal with Profile records. Their next release ‘It Takes Two’ would become an iconic single due to its blend of hip hop and house music, it would peak at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Club Songs.

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