Along with rapper Rob Base, DJ E.Z Rock was ½ of the rap duo best known for the 80’s hit song “It Takes Two [To Make a Thing Go Right]” and their follow-up smash: “Joy and Pain.”
The death was confirmed by Rob base, but no further details were given.
If you remember, Other Side of the Fame , was just writing up a story about Pharrell, who mentioned (and played) during his interview, a few songs that inspired him to be where he was today.
“It Takes Two” was on that list. He spoke of it around the :32 mark here:
Our condolences to his friends, family, other loved ones, and other half: Rob Base.