About GEE ROCK & THA CND COALITION
Gee Rock (born Derek Simmons, March 28, 1963) had a natural gift for the music genres, at an early age he embraced the funky sounds of the 70s with groups like Parliament, Funkadelic, James Brown, Kool & The Gang, etc, once becoming of teenage, Gee Rock was sent to Los Angeles, CA. to attend a private school with a cousin For a year and a half he primarily embraced his first form of Hip Hop in 1978 through a form of dance called Pop Locking, and later robotic techniques. A year after (1979) he returned to his native town of Plainfield,New Jersey To ultimately find out that he was moving to Newark, nj, thus beginning his true Hip Hop roots. forming a duo (Too Dangerous) with his original Dj Johnny Dangerous"(Johnny Holiday)whom later left the group, and was replaced by"DJ Haste Precision"(Ezekiel Washington),and for a short period, having a Rap partner "S Dee" (David Lamar)and then ultimately "DJ Treacherous D" (Arnold Durant) thus solidifying the group's legacy. Gee Rock was also known for Deejaying, and Emceeing and Producing at the same time, later came Graffiti and Break dancing. Excelling in all of these elements, Being one of Newark's first Hip Hop veterans, Gee Rock became an Innovative Force in the Hip Hop culture, and has since then Accumulated many accolades and has worked with many of Hip Hop's veterans with the likes of: 45 king, Lakim Shabazz,Booski Naughty By Nature, Chill Rob G, Mr. Funky (Lords of The Underground), Reggie Reg (The Legendary Crash Crew ), Dotta Rock ( Fantastic Five), Waterbed Kev (L brothers, fantastic five,)Dj Baron, Rodney C (funky four +1 ), Tame One (Artifacts ), Percee P( The Rhyme Inspector), and has formed his own production company and label called :'CND Productions' 'Force One Networkz' in which he has produced over 10 artists of his own, for about 20 years….gee has also dabbed into film making as well with about 4 films to his credit…. He has also effectively penetrated the Radio Industry with the ultimate duty of Carting the songs on the legendary 105.9 f.m.W.N.W.K (Formerly W.H.B.I.) for about a year. with a host of Associates in & around the hip hop circle, and 31 years of active duty, and an amazing 100 albums in production, Gee Rock & the cnd coalition has only just begun to make a lasting impression on the game.