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Scott "La Rock" Sterling (March 2, 1962 – August 27, 1987) was the original DJ for the hip hop group Boogie Down Productions.

Sterling, a social worker, met rapper KRS-One in 1986 at the Franklin Men's Shelter in the Bronx where KRS was staying. The pair, together with rapper D-Nice, formed Boogie Down Productions. Their 1987 debut album, Criminal Minded, was an instant hit, and has since appeared on numerous "greatest albums" lists.

Sterling met an untimely and violent death in… read more

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