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Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez, born on July 5, 1970, also sometimes known as K-Dope, is an American record producer and disc jockey. He is one half of the classic house music Masters at Work musical production team with Little Louie Vega; and also released the hit "The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall into My Mind)" as The Bucketheads.

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Gonzalez embarked on his DJ career in 1985, organizing neighborhood block parties in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, alongside his then-musical partner, Mike Delgado. Under the Masters at Work moniker, these parties gained significant traction and drew the attention of Todd Terry, who later appropriated the group's name for two record releases. In return, Terry lent Gonzalez a drum machine, sparking his interest in beat production. Kenny Dope also served as one of the DJs for the group KAOS, whose 1988 album "Court's In Session" featured production by Todd Terry.

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