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BORN IN ANNISTON, AL. FIRST CAME TO SACREMENTO, WHERE HE WAS LACED ON CALIFORNIA RAP, HIGH LIGHTED BY ARTIST C-BO,E-40, TOO $HORT, DR.DRE,& SNOOP IN ELEMENTARY, AND LATER MOVED TO THE HEART OF EAST OAKLAND AT THE AGE OF NINE, RODD CROOK$ GREW UP IN EAST OAKLAND WITH NO IMMEDIATE FAMILY IN CALIFORNIA. RODD CROOK$ BECAME FOND OF RAP MUSIC, MAKING MIXTAPES TO HOTBOX AND CHILL WITH HIS FRIENDS. BAY AREA RAP WAS STRONG, TUPAC, MAC MALL, GLP, 4-TAY, THE LUNIZ, THE COUP, RICHIE RICH, BAD INFLUENCE, 3X KRAZY, THE DELENQUENTS,MOB FIGGAZ,& MORE, WHERE ALL INFLUENCES WHO SERVED AS HIS GUIDE TO SURVIVAL THROUGH THE DEADLY STREETS OF EAST OAKLAND. RAISED BY HIS FRIENDS AND OWN JUDGEMENT, RODD CROOK$ MANAGED TO CLEAN THINGS UP, GRADUATING FROM COLLEGE IN 2009 WITH A B.S. IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT. LOSING MANY FRIENDS ALONG THE WAY. IN 2006 AT CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE, HE BEGAN WRITING WHEN HE MET DIEZAL, AN UPCOMING ARTIST FROM BEREKELY DIEZAL ON THE FOOTBALL TEAM. 2007 HE RAN INTO A GROUP CALLED SICK SHADES WHERE HE WAS EXPOSED TO MUSIC OWNERSHIP,& LIVE PERFORMANCES. RODD RECORDED HIS FIRST ALBUM GRIND LIKE THE LAST DANCE, GROUP RENAMED MACK SHADES BECAUSE OF HIS INFLUECE UNDER RAP NAME MAKK RODD. 2010 BRINGING IT BACK HOME TO EAST OAKLAND, OWNING HIS OWN STUDIO. RODD CROOK$ IS ON A MISSION TO GIVE THE BAY REPRESENTATION FROM THE STREETS, WITH TALENT AND MANPOWER. HIS ART IS ENTERTAINING WITH CONTENT, AND EXPRESSES RAW LYRICAL TALENT, ALONG WITH SWAGG AND APPEAL. WE ON!! THE MIXTAPE IS ALMOST 100 TRACKS DEEP, USING A WIDE RANGE OF BEATS FROM PRODUCERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. WITH THAT RODD SHOWS VERSATILIY. TRYING TO PROVE A MAJOR MARKET COMPATIBILITY.RODD CROOK$ FEELS THE BAY NEEDS A NEW, BUT OLD FORM OF RAP. HOPES TO GET BACK OF THE TIME OF 96 WHEN CALIFORNIA MUSIC COMPETED WITH EAST COAST MUSIC.
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