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Aron Erlichman born March 2, , better known by his stage name Deuce formerly known as Tha Producer [ not verified in body ] , is an American rapper, music producer and guitarist.
Brought to fame as a producer, singer-songwriter and one of the founding members of rap rock band Hollywood Undead , Deuce has since moved on to solo work through the label "Five Seven Music", a branch of Eleven Seven Music. Deuce released his debut album of the same name on April 24, , which sold 11, copies in its first week. Deuce began creating rock -based music under his birth name of Aron Erlichman, early in The band began their musical career with the creation of the rap-rock song "The Kids", which was greatly promoted by Jeffree Star.
Deuce initially adopted and recorded songs with the band under the pseudonym "Tha Producer" due to his role in production but shortened this pseudonym to "Deuce" not long after. In , Hollywood Undead released their first live album, Desperate Measures , which peaked at number 29 on the Billboard The first song he wrote following his departure was a song titled "Story of a Snitch" about Hollywood Undead, the 'snitch' allegedly being about Hollywood Undead member J-Dog, with the lyrics consisting mainly of obscenities and insults directed towards Hollywood Undead, also making claims such as he was kicked out of the band and that members of the band were "tryin' to spit just like me [Deuce] but they don't have it".
In an interview with YouTube interviewer Bryan Stars, Hollywood Undead members Johnny 3 Tears and Da Kurlzz were asked why Deuce had left the band, revealing that he was not working well with the band and that they had to " bend over backwards to accommodate Deuce in a lot of ways Also, Hollywood Undead stated that Deuce required a personal assistant, revealed to be Jimmy Yuma, now Deuce's guitarist and lyricist, and Yuma replied that Deuce paid him himself, not the band, to set equipment up and to tour with him; the confusion was that the band also paid him to set up their equipment separately.
Deuce also commented that on one tour, the band was waiting for him in order to fly to their next destination and blamed it on Deuce for being late; however Deuce had stated that the manager told him that the band had broken up and was not touring. During an interview with JackedUp Radio, Deuce states that one of the disputes he had with Hollywood Undead was over having a personal Twitter account; Deuce claims that when he began to connect with fans over Twitter he was told that "if you keep twittering, you're not going to be allowed to go on tour".
The EP was released through iTunes and received little success. Shortly after Deuce was evicted from the band, the EP disappeared from iTunes. Deuce accused the label of breaching the original contract terms and later sued the company under this accusation. Deuce discovered a loophole that revealed he was permitted to produce remixes and mixtape-style songs using the instrumentals of other musicians, so long as he did not incur a profit.
In September , Deuce made his first official live performance as a solo artist at California 's Epicenter music festival, opening for Eminem , Blink , Kiss , Bush , Rise Against , and others. The mixtape consists of 14 previously released songs compiled into one download at the artist's newly launched website, as most of the songs were released at random times and file-sharing websites between and B and Jay-Z.
The mixtape did not contain the previously released songs "Freaky Now", "Surface Air" and "Now You See My Life", which would later be released with his debut album a year later. Deuce formed an eponymous band to assist with live performances and instrumental-production. The band consists of Jimmy Yuma previously known for assisting with writing and producing the Hollywood Undead song "This Love, This Hate" , friend and drummer Tye Gaddis, his sister that plays keyboard live, Arina Chloe, and fellow rappers Bryan "b.
LaY" Lay and Truth. Deuce completed work for his debut album in late The album was scheduled to be released March 27, , by Five Seven Music ; however, it was pushed back until April 24, I took some of the shit I couldn't get away with on Swan Songs and brought it to another level for Nine Lives.
If you liked what I did before, you will love this The album's third and final single before release was titled "Help Me". The song was finally released on March In an interview by Gibson guitars, Deuce talked about the inspiration of his single "America". Then I said, 'I don't care how bad my life is, I'm just going to accept it and use it to my advantage.
Before it was people who weren't producers and not song-writers trying to change things, and now it's just Deuce and I can do exactly what I want. Nine Lives ended up selling 11, copies in the United States during its first week, peaking at number 37 on the Billboard The song, as the name suggests, has a heavier rock feel than the original and includes a new verse at the beginning.
Following an arrest after a car chase throughout the Los Angeles area on June 15, , long-time collaborator Truth was prevented from touring with the band outside of LA. In May , Deuce also confirmed that he had been working on a second album, had already recorded ideas, and was working on full-length material for songs. He was also hoping to have collaborations on his rock songs. The two still remain on good terms. In May, Deuce announced that longtime collaborator and rapper, Gadjet, would be the new hype man for the band via Instagram.
Nine Lives is the title of Deuce's backup band and also the name of Deuce' brand name. It has gathered a large community fanbase-following mainly through social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Truth was the C. Deuce is now also partnered with clothing line "Plrklr".
The suit alleged that the label refused to release his solo music because the vulgarity and gang references in the lyrics made the music not commercial enough. Having to write, record and make a whole album during a period of time when your music's being taken down could be hard and a lot of people could lose duration or hope.
But I have my skills, because I've written so much with my old band that it just didn't affect me too much. Deuce uses a mixture of rap rock and hip hop music with elements of metal music , much like his former band Hollywood Undead and has been compared to such, along with the early works of Eminem , particularly from his works off the debut album Nine Lives.
Deuce's album Nine Lives has often been seen as a successor to the Swan Songs album by his fans and in some reviews  and even claimed in multiple interviews himself that the album is.
He said, in an interview with YouTube personality Bryan Stars, that he wrote and produced on that album and continued to say that his music was better than what the band is now without him and that people should listen to his album if they want songs akin to Swan Songs. Although a solo artist, Deuce performs with a live "crew" known as Nine Lives to provide additional instrumentation and vocals.
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