Ed Lover

James Roberts (born February 12, 1963 in Hollis, Queens, New York), better known as Ed Lover, is an African-American rapper, actor, musician, radio personality, and former MTV VJ. ...show more

James Roberts (born February 12, 1963 in Hollis, Queens, New York), better known as Ed Lover, is an African-American rapper, actor, musician, radio personality, and former MTV VJ.

Biography

Roberts is best known for saying "C'mon, son!" and being the co-host of the weekday version of MTV's hip hop music specialty program Yo! MTV Raps Today with partner Andre "Doctor Dré" Brown (The main weekend version was hosted by hip hop pioneer "Fab Five Freddy" Brathwaite). On Yo! MTV Raps Today, Ed created his own dance called the Ed Lover Dance that became somewhat popular in the 1990s. The Ed Lover Dance was performed to the track "The 900 Number" by DJ Mark the 45 King.

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