Who are the Ying Yang Twins?

HIP HOP duo, the Ying Yang Twins, are known for their 05′ hits including, Salt Shaker.

On July 29, 2022, one of the Twins collapsed on stage during a performance in Missouri.

Rappers D-Roc and Kaine of the Ying Yang Twins

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Rappers D-Roc and Kaine of the Ying Yang TwinsCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Who are the Ying Yang Twins?

The Ying Yang Twins is a hip-hop group comprised of rappers: Kaine and D-Roc.

Kaine was born Eric Jackson on December 16, 1978.

D-Roc was born D’Angelo Holmes on February 13, 1979.

Although both men are 43, the pair are not actually twins.

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The group first rose to fame in 2003 after collaborating with Britney Spears and Lil Jon.

In 2004 and 2005, the duo increased in popularity from singles including:

  • Salt Shaker
  • Wait (The Whisper Song)
  • Shake
  • Badd

Their song, Halftime (ft Homebwoi) is often played at New Orleans Saints homegames.

The duo’s last album was released back in 2017, titled: Ying Yang Forever.

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Since their debut in 2000, the duo has released seven studio albums, two remix albums and three compilations.

The rappers have over 1.8million monthly listeners on Spotify.

The Ying Yang Twins rose to fame in 2003 after collaborating with Britney Spears

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The Ying Yang Twins rose to fame in 2003 after collaborating with Britney SpearsCredit: Getty Images – Getty

What happened to D-Roc in Missouri?

On July 29, 2022, the Ying Yang Twins were set to perform at the Ozark Empire Fair in Springfield, Missouri, as special guests for the headliner, Vanilla Ice.

Things took an unexpected turn, however, when rapper D-Roc collapsed on stage – 30 minutes into the set.

In a video posted via Twitter, the 43-year-old rapper can be seen being carried off stage by security.

In an Instagram post on August 1, D-Roc addressed the fall by explaining it “was 84 degrees outside,” but hotter on stage.

The rapper said he fell victim to dehydration, despite drinking water, but is now doing well.

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“Thank you to everyone that has called, messaged, or reached out in anyway to check up on me,” he captioned the video on Monday.

“I’m doing good. #Ontario CA we’ll be seeing you on Saturday for the 00s Playlist Concert. -DRoc”

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