DJ EZ Rock of the duo Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock has reportedly died. The news quickly spread following a post on Rob Base’s personal Facebook page. “R.I.P. Skip (DJ EZ Rock) friends since 4Th grade I’m really going to miss you,” he wrote.
Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock are most commonly associated with the 1988 single and album It Takes Two. The duo’s debut was released on Profile Records in 1988 and both the lead single and album itself were eventually certified platinum. While Rob Base followed up It Takes Two with a solo album of his own called The Incredible Base, the duo reunited six years later in 1994 with an album titled Break of Dawn.
this is sad. ROB BASE just posted this on his page. Apparently DJ EZ ROCK passed away. pic.twitter.com/VDlpTRzn47
— R.A. the Rugged Man (@RAtheRuggedMan) April 27, 2014
R.I.P. TO EZ ROCK FROM ROB BASE AND EZ ROCK YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED. .
— BIZ MARKIE (@BizMarkie) April 27, 2014
Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock’s “It Takes Two” is available for stream below.
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