Is Pete Rock related to Heavy D?

Is Pete Rock related to Heavy D?

Heavy D’s death on Tuesday has hit the entire hip-hop community pretty hard, but for Pete Rock, who not only collaborated with Heav but was his cousin, things are difficult. The trailblazing rapper, who rose to fame with his group Heavy D & the Boyz in the late 1980s, died at 44.

What happened between Pete Rock and CL Smooth?

During the 1990s, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth released two acclaimed albums as well as an EP. However, they parted ways after 1994’s The Main Ingredient, which celebrated its 25th-anniversary last month. Over the last quarter century, there have been reunion songs and tours.

Who did Pete Rock produce for?

Pete Rock
Occupation(s) Record producer, disc jockey, rapper
Years active 1987-present
Label Elektra, Loud/RCA/BMG, Rapster/BBE, Nature Sounds/Caroline/Virgin/EMI
Associated acts Deda, Edo.G, Grap Luva, Heavy D, InI, Marley Marl, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, Smif-n-Wessun, Smoke DZA, YG’z

What genre is Pete Rock and CL Smooth?

Pete Rock & CL Smooth/Genres

What killed Heavy D?

Pulmonary embolism
Heavy D/Cause of death

What was Heavy D worth when he died?

Heavy D Net Worth: Heavy D was an actor, rapper and producer who had a net worth of $350 thousand at the time of his death in 2011.

How old is CL Smooth?

52 years (October 8, 1968)
CL Smooth/Age

Where does CL Smooth Live?

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.

What happened to Trouble T Roy?

A dancer for the rap group Heavy D & The Boyz died after falling 30 feet during horseplay at an arena, authorities said. Troy Dixon, 22, whose stage name is Trouble T-Roy, died Sunday evening of injuries suffered in the fall, said officials at Wishard Hospital.

What does Pete Rock use to make beats?

E-mu SP-1200
An E-mu SP-1200 that Pete Rock used to create music and beats on one of his many early recordings.

What is CL Smooth real name?

Corey Brent Penn
CL Smooth/Full name
Corey Brent Penn, Sr. (born October 8, 1968, New Rochelle, New York), known by his stage name CL Smooth, is an American rapper. He is best known as the vocal half of the hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth.

Is Heavy D alive?

Deceased (1967–2011)
Heavy D/Living or Deceased

Who is the record producer for Pete Rock?

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The following list is a discography of production credited to Pete Rock, an American hip hop record producer and recording artist from Mount Vernon, New York. It includes a list of songs produced, co-produced and remixed by year, artist, album and title.

What’s the name of Pete Rock’s Band?

Pete Rock & CL Smooth – All Souled Out 01. “Good Life” 02. “Mecca & The Soul Brother” 03. “Go With The Flow” 04. “The Creator” 05. “All Souled Out” 06. “Good Life (Group Home Mix)”

When did Pete Rock do another Pete Rock Remix?

“Another Pete Rock Remix” is Pete Rock’s trademark catchphrase, heard on countless singles that he has remixed. In addition to hip-hop artists he has done remix work for artists from other genres such as his 1995 remix of “Before You Walk Out Of My Life” for R&B singer Monica.

Where did Pete Rock get his first job?

Rock would often accompany his father to a cricket club called Wembley in The Bronx and watch as he spun records for the guests. His first job was as a paperboy, in his neighborhood. Rock oversaw the production of Jay Stay Paid, a posthumous album by the producer J Dilla, released June 2, 2009, on Nature Sounds.