According to multiple sources, Harlem’s own DJ E-Z Rock, real name Rodney “Skip” Bryce, has passed away. His longtime partner MC Rob Base posted a message to his Facebook page and many more of his peers tweeted their condolences.
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 are known for their 1988 classic “It Takes Two” and the follow-up “Joy and Pain.” There is no word on a cause of death but we will have updates on this story as they become available.