Rodney-O & Joe Cooley
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Rodney-O & Joe Cooley are a rap group from Compton, California, best known for tracks such as "Everlasting Bass," "Cooley High," and "This is for the Homies." Rodney-O is a rapper and Joe Cooley is a DJ. At the height of their popularity, the group toured with MC Lyte, N.W.A, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Flash.
Though their 1987 song "Everlasting Bass" never charted, it is their best-remembered song. In 2015, Rolling Stone named it as one of the 20 greatest West Coast Rap Songs released prior to N.W.A's 1988 album Straight Outta Compton.
- 1988 Me And Joe (Egyptian Empire) U.S. #187
- 1990 Three the Hard Way (Atlantic) U.S. #128
- 1991 Get Ready to Roll (Ichiban Records)
- 1993 Fuck New York (Psychotic)
- 1995 Everlasting Hits: The Best Of Rodney O & Joe Cooley (React)
- 1998 The Final Chapter (React America)
- 1999 Veteran's Day (Kritical)
- Charting Singles
|1989||"This Is For The Homies"||—||17||Me And Joe|
|1990||"Say It Loud"||—||4||Three The Hard Way|
|1991||"Get Ready To Roll"||—||19||Get Ready To Roll|
|1993||"Humps For The Blvd."||84||10||Fuck New York|
|"U Don't Hear Me Tho'"||93||—|
- "20 Greatest Pre-'Straight Outta Compton' West Coast Rap Songs". rollingstone.com.
- "West Coast Hip Hop Pioneers Rodney O & Joe Cooley Reunite, Plan Album". hiphopdx.com.
- "Rodney O And DJ Joe Cooley Reunite". rapdirt.com.
- "Rodney O & Joe Cooley Chart History". billboard.com.