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Dario Rodriguez (born in Bronx, New York on December 23, 1984) better known by his stage name Skitzo and various other names including “Frenyc”, “Rod Rhaspy”, “Odd One” and “Justin Zaine”, is a hip hop record producer/rapper of Puerto Rican descent and CEO of Frenyc Entertainment.  He is best known for his work on Cam'Ron’s album Purple Haze Get ‘Em Girls and co-production of Juelz Santana’s Mic Check. 

Influenced by Timbaland and Quincy Jones because of their diversity and knowledge in music, he was determined to become a great producer.  Wanting to have a unique name that people would remember and how the music would sound, he chose Skitzo because he performed voice overs.  He has shown his talent in every track he makes, diverse and intense.  At the age of 15-years-old he produced his first beat for 2 way Alerts in 1997.  In 2001, he was featured on the mixtape “We Bare Armz” by Loose Cannon and Bazaar Royale. 

In 2002, he turned heads when he appeared on 106 & Park’s “Freestyle Friday” battling against rapper Jin. Skitzo was up first to battle and pulled out a picture of an Asian girl, joking that it was Jin’s sister. 

While working for Def Jam street team for six months and stopping by the office, he knew of another Bronx native, rapper, J. R. Writer who was an influential person to his success. J. R. Writer was with the Diplomats and allowed Cam'Ron to hear his beat, which resulted in a gold album for “Get ‘Em Girls”. 

Skitzo has his own production label called Frenyc Productions and in 2006 he produced “The Best Out”,  by the Diplomats which is featured on Fight Night: Round 3 by EA Sports. 

Skitzo then went on to produce the majority of tracks on Cam'Ron next album which was to be titled “Public Enemy #1.” [3], but later changed to, and officially released in 2009 as “Crime Pays”. 

He has worked with artists including A$ap Ferg, Vado,The Diplomats,Fabolous,Paul Wall,Rich Hil,Chris Rivers and among others.


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