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Woodie
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Birth name

Ryan Mitchell Wood

Born

(1975-11-20)November 20, 1975
Antioch, California, U.S.

Died

March 7, 2007(2007-03-07) (aged 31)

Genre

Hip hop

Occupation(s)

Rapper, record producer

Years active

1998-2007

Label

East Co. Co. Records (1998-2007)

Associated acts

A-Wax, B-Dawg, Lou-E-Lou

Ryan Mitchell Wood (November 20, 1975 - March 7, 2007), better known by his stage name Woodie, was an American rapper and record producer from Antioch, California. He started his own record company in 1997 called East Co. Co. Records. In 1998, he released an EP, Yoc Influenced, which was entirely self-produced. Wood released his debut studio album, Demonz n My Sleep, in 2001. His final release was a collaborative album with rapper A-Wax, titled 2 Sides of the Game.

Wood was regarded for his fast-paced style and introspective lyrics that were based on events in his real life.[1]

The circumstances of Wood's death are unclear. It was believed he died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds in Florence, Oregon, but state and county officials hold no record of his death.[1] His headstone was stolen from Holy Cross Cemetery in Antioch in 2018.[1]

DiscographyEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gartell, Nate (June 6, 2018). Iconic late Antioch rapper Woodie’s memorial marker disappears. East Bay Times.
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