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    Thu, 08 May 2014 14:38:53

    DJ E-Z Rock to Be Memorialized at Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Show - The event is set for May 19

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    The late DJ E-Z Rock of Rob Base fame, who died on April 27, will be memorialized during the Hip Hop Hall of Fame awards show, to be held on Monday, May 19 in New York City.

    The ceremony will include an all-star performance in honor of E-Z Rock.

    The honorees set to be inducted this year include The Sugar Hill Gang, Mr. Magic, Busy Bee, and Spoonie Gee & The Treacherous Three, among others. Talib Kweli, Brand Nubian, Slick Rick, Busy Bee, Nine and Rakim will perform at the induction, and the show will be hosted by legendary female rapper Roxanne Shanté and DJ Mell Star.

    For more information on the show, check here.

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