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.
Jun Seba (Seba Jun, February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010) was a Japanese Hip Hop producer and DJ who recorded under the name Nujabes, the reverse spelling of his name in Japanese order.
A Lighter Shade of Brown (LSOB) was a Mexican American hip hop duo from Riverside, California best known for their 1990 hit single “On a Sunday Afternoon”, a success in the U.S., written by songwriters/musicians David Dunson & Micah Carson…
“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
Ugly Duckling (Young Einstein, Dizzy Dustin and Andy Cooper) began in Long Beach, California in 1993.
They released 6 albums, embarked on countless tours, and developed a worldwide fanbase. In 2003 they even squeaked into the UK and German charts with their song A Little Samba. Labels have come and gone but fan support has remained solid. Ugly Duckling’s music has always been of the highest quality and their live show is a large part of their identity.
Strange Fruit Project is an underground hip hop group from Waco, Texas, which consists of producer and emcee Symbolyc One, his cousin emcee Myth and emcee Myone.