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  1. Geto Boys Founding Member DJ Ready Red Dead At 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... from the South. "He single-handedly established the style," said Willie Dennis, the Geto Boys rapper known as Willie D. "Everything that came after that, it was just remnants of the (stuff) that he did." Leysath died Friday of an apparent heart ...

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  2. DJ Ready Red, Former Member of the Geto Boys, Dies at 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Billboard

    ... heart attack. He was 53. Red (born Collins Leysath) passed away Friday (Aug. 24), according to the Geto Boys' Willie D, who posted a video on Instagram to share the sad news. "He gave us our sound," Willie D said of Red, whom he called "the Musical ...

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  3. Geto Boys' DJ Ready Red diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    CONTACT FILED: THE GETO BOYS. 08/15/1990 -- The Geto Boys l-r: Akshen / Scarface, D. J. Ready Red, Bushwick, and Willie D. CONTACT FILED: THE GETO BOYS.

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  4. DJ Ready Red, hip hop group Geto Boys' first DJ and producer, dead at 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | USA Today

    Hip hop group Geto Boys' DJ Ready Red, whose real name is Collins Leysath, has passed away at age 53. Group member Willie D shared the news. DJ Ready Red, hip hop group Geto Boys' first DJ and producer, dead at 53 Hip hop group Geto Boys' DJ Ready Red, whose real name is Collins Leysath, has passed away at age 53. Group member Willie D shared the news.

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  5. Geto Boys' Founding Member, DJ Ready Red, Dies From Apparent Heart AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Vibe

    DJ Ready Red, founding member of the Geto Boys, died at his home in New Jersey Friday , from an apparent heart attack. The former DJ and producer was 53. As Hip-Hop DX reports, fellow Get0 Boys member Willie D posted an Instagram video to announce the passing of his former group member.

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  6. Slim Thug marks 20 years in the music industryRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... the night. Rappers who took to the stage with Slim Thug included The Madd Hatta, Yungstar, J-Dawg, Lil Flip, ESG, Willie D and OG Lil Mario. It was Slim's brother TayDay who first introduced him to rapping when he was only 12 years old. Tay wrote ...

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  7. 11-year-old Houston native signs with Empire DistributionRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | Chron

    ... with Empire Distribution. Early Ghetto Boys lineup - before they were known as Geto Boys - didn't include Scarface, Willie D or Bushwick Bill. The group -- Raheem, DJ Ready Red and Sir Rap-A-Lot -- released the single "Car Freak" in 1986. Early ...

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  8. June 27: A day to celebrate the sound of HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    ... lyrics on "June 27." Early Ghetto Boys lineup - before they were known as Geto Boys - didn't include Scarface, Willie D or Bushwick Bill. The group -- Raheem, DJ Ready Red and Sir Rap-A-Lot -- released the single "Car Freak" in 1986. Early Ghetto ...

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  9. Black Music Month Spotlight: ScarfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... on to sign with Rap-A-Lot Records . After signing with Rap-A-Lot he joined The Geto Boys with Bushwick Bill and Willie D . In 1991 he released his debut album " Mr. Scarface Is Back ." He went on to release classic material such as "T he Diary, " ...

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  10. Reports: Houston rapper Big T, known for his catchy hooks, hasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    ... a statewide classic. Early Ghetto Boys lineup - before they were known as Geto Boys - didn't include Scarface, Willie D or Bushwick Bill. The group -- Raheem, DJ Ready Red and Sir Rap-A-Lot -- released the single "Car Freak" in 1986. Early Ghetto ...

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  11. Killa Kyleon - "Doja Sweet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Stereogum

    ... Young Dolph. One song, "Money All The Time," promises to be an all-star Houston event; it features Scarface, Z-Ro, Willie D, and Devin The Dude. And the single "Doja Sweet" features Texas legend Bun B and Texas appreciator A$AP Rocky. "Doja Sweet" ...

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  12. Video premiere: Rapper Kyle Hubbard gets contemplative on 'LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    ... be closer to loved ones. Early Ghetto Boys lineup - before they were known as Geto Boys - didn't include Scarface, Willie D or Bushwick Bill. The group -- Raheem, DJ Ready Red and Sir Rap-A-Lot -- released the single "Car Freak" in 1986. Early ...

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  13. Hip-hop legend Scarface performs at Yoshi's OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | SFGate

    Scarface came up in the 1980s and early '90s with the pioneering rap group Geto Boys, featuring Willie D and Bushwick Bill. But he had even more success as a solo artist, with critically praised and lyrically strong albums including "Mr. Scarface is Back" , "The Last of a Dying Breed" and his most recent album "Deeply Rooted" .

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  14. Scarface Releases Two New Songs, "Still Black" And "Same Ol Same"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Vibe

    Rap legend Scarface has never been a stranger to speaking his mind on politically-charged songs. He's from the school of the likes of KRS-One, Willie D, and Public Enemy, who were fearless when it came to taking on social issues.

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