The head of longtime successfull independent label, East Co Co Records, died on March 7th, 2007. West Coast Rydaz received official word of this from a credible source yesterday. Antioch's Ryan "Woodie" Wood, released a number of independent projects, from his solo albums to the Northern Exposure volumes, and raised the bar for artists in his genre. His music was even featured on "Growing Up Gotti" not too long ago.