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Tone Loc

Anthony Terrell Smith (born March 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Tone Lōc or Tone-Lōc, is an American rapper and actor. He was born in Los Angeles, California, and is best known for his deep, gravelly voice and his million-selling hit singles, "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina". Tone Lōc is also a voice actor, having voiced characters in several cartoon series. He also voiced Fud Wrapper, the host of the animatronic show Food Rocks, which played at Epcot from 1994 to 2004. In this latter role, he sang the song "Always Read the Wrapper", a parody of his own song "Funky Cold Medina". His song "Ace Is In The House" features in the films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) and Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009). He provided vocals for FeFe Dobson for a track called "Rock It 'Til You Drop It" on her first album, 2003's Fefe Dobson. Tone Loc has two sons, Bijan Smith and Anthony James Smith. Anthony was named for his father, and his middle name comes from his grandfather James Smith. In December 2010, Loc was arrested for DUI. He was released on bail claiming a medical condition caused a seizure. On June 18, 2011, Tone Loc was arrested for felony domestic violence and

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Tone Loc Collapses on Stage

Tone Loc
Collapses on Stage Concert Canceled

A Tone Loc concert was cut short last night after the rapper suffered from an apparent seizure on stage ... and it's FAR from the first time it's happened.According to various reports, Loc had… READ MORE >

Tone Loc -- Accused of Being a Deadbeat Dad

Tone Loc
Accused of Being a Deadbeat Dad

Tone Loc works all week, 9 to 5 for his money ... but his baby mama claims he doesn't give her any of it and owes her thousands of dollars in back child support, TMZ has learned.According to court… READ MORE >

- 706 days ago
Tone Loc -- Medical Emergency at the Laugh Factory

Tone Loc
Medical Emergency at the Laugh Factory

Another scary moment for Tone Loc ... the rapper appeared to have a seizure during a comedy show at the Laugh Factory last night ... this according to multiple sources. TMZ has learned ... Loc was… READ MORE >

- 711 days ago
Tone Loc Collapses on Stage

Tone Loc
COLLAPSES on Stage

Rapper Tone Loc collapsed on stage last night during his concert, after suffering from heat exhaustion, TMZ has learned. The "Wild Thing" rapper was performing Friday night at The Moody Theater in… READ MORE >

- 770 days ago
Tone Loc -- Collapsed on Stage in Atlanta

Tone Loc
Collapsed on Stage in Atlanta

Tone Loc collapsed on stage during a performance in Atlanta last night ... TMZ has learned. Loc's manager tells TMZ he was suffering from exhaustion. Loc was transported to a nearby hospital and… READ MORE >

- 1014 days ago
Tone Loc Cops Plea In Brutal Attack Against Baby Mama

Tone Loc
Cops Plea In Brutal Attack Against Baby Mama

Rapper Tone Loc has pled no contest to spousal abuse ... and TMZ has obtained documents outlining the brutal attacks against his baby mama.We've obtained the probation report, which details what… READ MORE >

- 1026 days ago
Tone Loc Charged with Possession of Assault Rifle

Tone Loc Charged with Possession of Assault Rifle

Rapper Tone Loc pled "not guilty" today to two felonies in his domestic violence case -- 1) beating up his baby mama ... 2) possession of an unregistered, military-grade ASSAULT RIFLE.According to… READ MORE >

- 1108 days ago
Tone Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

Tone Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

Rapper Tone Loc was arrested Saturday afternoon for felony domestic violence after a physical altercation with the mother of his child ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1133 days ago
Tone-Loc's DUI Defense -- No Booze, Just a Seizure

Tone-Loc's DUI Defense -- No Booze, Just a Seizure

TMZ has learned Tone-Loc was arrested for DUI back in December -- but the rapper says it's all a big misunderstanding because he doesn't drink  ... he was merely having a seizure behind the… READ MORE >

- 1299 days ago
Young MC vs. Tone Loc: Who'd You Rather?

Young MC vs. Tone Loc
Who'd You Rather?

Hip-hop legends Young MC and Tone Loc both appeared at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1419 days ago

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