Fat Ray, a product of the fast and unforgiving streets of the Motor City and a direct descendant of the musical lineage that defines the city, and Black Milk, a hip hop producer also from Detroit, formed this collaboration, with the album "The Set Up" on March 4th 2008.
B.R. Gunna is a hip hop production group based in Detroit, consisting of Black Milk, Young R.J., and Fat Ray. They have produced beats (collectively and individually) for Slum Village, Phat Kat, and many other artists from Detroit. In 2004, they released Dirty District: Vol.
Nametag was raised in Detroit, Michigan, where the hip-hop scene is vibrant and full of energy. It was through this environment that Nametag began to develop his skills. His name stands for having your own identity. This is his mark and it lets the people know who he is. The 'Tag part is from a metaphor from how grafitti artists tag their names when putting their artwork on display.
Every man reaches a point where he feels as if he should be doing more in his life and profession. All the success, praise, and recognition seems empty unless he's truly done the right thing to receive it.
C.R.A.C. Knuckles (pronounced CRASS) are an American hip hop duo that came together in 2006. Standing for Collect Respect Anna Check, it consists of emcee Blu from Los Angeles, California and Ta’Raach, a hip hop producer from Detroit, Michigan. Their debut album "The Piece Talks" was released in 2008.
Caltroit is a mixtape by Black Milk and Bishop Lamont. It consists of various rappers from California and Detroit such as: Phat Kat, Royce Da 5'9", Guilty Simpson, Illa J, T3, Ras Kass, Planet Asia, Mistah Fab.
An unlikely pair that illustrates just how global hip-hop has become, Detroit battle MC Finale and Japanese Spier 1200, come together to create a solid effort. The production is above par and influenced by old school rap, smoothed-out R&B and Jazz.
Who's your favorite MC-producer double threat? Mr. West, Dilla, Edan, or the Green Eyed Bandit (for all the geriatrics out there) are all great choices, but inevitably, it's almost impossible to love both sides of these artists output equally.
MaGestiK LeGenD was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Early on his parents were very influential constantly exposing him to jazz and the soulful Motown era. At an early age he was introduced to Hip-Hop during the start of the golden era.