Posts Tagged ‘Past Away’

Kevin “Lovebug Starski” Smith Rest In Peace // 1960 – 2018
13 Feb. 2018

Kevin “Lovebug Starski” Smith Rest In Peace // 1960 – 2018


Legendary Kevin Smith, a.k.a. Lovebug Starski the Bronx DJ and rapper who is often credited with coining the term “hip-hop,” past away at 57 in Las Vegas. Starski was among a core group of DJ pioneers, including DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash and Grand Wizard Theodore, who shaped hip-hop’s parameters in the days …

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Malik Isaac “PHIFE DAWG” Taylor // 1970 – 2016
23 Mar. 2016

Malik Isaac “PHIFE DAWG” Taylor // 1970 – 2016


We lost anicon of the Hip Hop Movement today. Malik Isaac Taylor a.k.a. Phife Dawg Co-Founder of the legendary Group A Tribe Called Quest. Phife died Tuesday (22 March 2016) at the age of 45 from complications resulting from diabetes. Rolling Stone has confirmed the rapper’s death. via Rolling Stone official website. R.I.P. Phife Dawg. 

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28 Apr. 2014

Rest In Peace Rodney “DJ EZ Rock” Bryce died April 27. 2014


Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock released their first single, “DJ Interview,” in 1986, but the 46-year-old Bryce cemented himself into the hip-hop canon with 1988′s iconic track “It Takes Two.” Produced by Teddy Riley and built around a vocal sample from Lyn Collins’ 1972 hit “Think (About It),” the song blended hip-hop with house music and became …

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