“We met on soundcloud. We know nothing about each other. We make some ill tracks by email. From Norfolk V.A to Leicester UK. Nuff said.” – Dyslexia and Sik Sense
Mellow jazzy vibes brought to you by Phoenix native Glad2Mecha on the M.I.C. and Brighton’s talented beatsmith Ill Treats with their collab full-length ‘Hello‘.
“Curbside Jones” Manning Jr is a 27 year old songwriter/producer who resides in Austin, Tx.
He has been making music since 2005, but didn’t take it seriously until 2007 when he received a Roland SP 606 sample workstation for Christmas.
Since then he has experimented with sample and non sample production and improved his satirical, yet compelling lyrics for a wide range audience…
HotSauce(theMC) is a relatively unknown artist, with a really small fanbase, which is surprising, because he has some pretty sweet tracks in his album “Stand Up Music“, which came out last year, and some great singles, like “Janet Love” and “Notes to Self“.
Pat Messy is an emcee/producer, based out of Oakland CA, who just released an album called The Elevation LP. It’s got an underground sound with fine beats topped with great lyrics. The entire album was made by himself and is free for y’all to listen and download…
In 2004 Spok produced his first album titled “Insomniacs”, which evidently would end up being the beginning of a musical path with no boundaries. In a time span of over nine years Spok has produced over ten albums, with many songs ranging from reggae & hip-hop, to spanish rock & funk.
Southside Looking In is Manny Phesto‘s debut full-length project. Produced entirely by Mike the Martyr, the project features his signature soul sample driven production – a few of Martyr’s production credits include AG, Sadat X, and Slug of Atmosphere. Guest features include Akrite, Metasota, Greg Grease, Axel Foley and Mike the Martyr. DJ Just Nine provides scratches on three of the fifteen tracks.
Stanley Ipkuss is a young canny emcee with a raspy voice and an introspective state of mind who uses a laid back, multisyllabic flow to pay tribute to graffiti art, skating, smoking and other happy elements associated with the thriving underground subculture of the Bay Area.
“We are all born and raised from the south east side of Chicago. We are a new group on the rise trying to get the right ears to hear our music. “Real Hip-Hop” is a soulful song which will display our influences and passion for the game.” – John Robinson of Dope Fantasy