Down Low Dow Low, Downlow, The Down Low TeamRap group formed in Germany back in 1995. Down Low had their biggest hits in the mid to late 1990s during the height of what was referred to as the Euro Rap era. Mike Dalien left Down low in February 2003. He was replaced by La Mazz (Erick "Rick" Lamont Smith). In June 2010, Mike re-joined the group while Rick quietly left. This makes Joe Thompson the only constant member of Down Low.