Philadelphia is a special place, as far as its density of outstanding musical talent is concerned, is definitely one of the most bandied around platitudes of the last two years. What is easily overlooked, however, is that the musical trend couldn´t be more varied despite the numerous connections. Now, Rahsheed, alias Maylay Sparks, presents the New Genre of Futuristic Hip Hop !! His excellent reputation has so far almost exclusively been enjoyed in insider circles is mainly due to the fact that most of his productions to date have only been available as imports. His band, Rahsheed and Illadvised, of which Baby Black is also a member, has already been firing up underground heads for years. Together with The High & Mighty(Rawkus), Rahsheed was also one of the founders of the Eastern Conference label in 1995. In 1999 working with Los Angeles based independent label ReadyRock Records , Rahsheed aka Maylay Sparks was givin honorable mention in Time Magazine’s Hip Hop Tribute Edition featuring Lauryn Hill , for “ Unusual Styles / Imani , noted as one of the best independent releases of the year. Shortly thereafter signing his 1st Major deal with Joe Nicolo ( RuffHouse/Columbia ) , new imprint Judgement Records /RCA , he relocated to Copenhagen and produced Gray Matter, his first album under his own name. Work will therefore not be running out too quickly for Rahsheed. After already releasing 15 singles under various names, Gray Matter , the Ill Collabo (Hotshit/Sony) , a German subsidiary , boasting features from heavy weights like Eric Sermon, and Flaskworthy are among the first records to be marketed worldwide.
Jimaine Wilson a.k.a. Sixman is originally from Grand Rapids, Mi. The Sixman sounds shows he is no rookie to the deep soulful reality of true Hip-Hop, as seen in his strong stage presence performing around the world next to such artist as Ty Dolla Sign, Post Malone, Rich Homie Quanat Philips arena (Atlanta), Redman in Amsterdam, Paris(France) and Zurich (Switzerland), Slum Village, (Michigan) and Smif-N-Wesson (Aknoton).Sixman was also the headline artist at Metro 54 Festival, Urbanize Festival(Arnhem),and Kwaku Summer Festival (Bjilmere Amsterdam). Having a 2 year stretch over seas He released "The Green House" cd in Europe including the single "Forever". Also this year he released the Ep "Re-Connect" featuring the single "Blue Skyz" recorded in Amsterdam. now set this Summer to Release the Acclaimed Mixtape "The Grand" He then won Best mix-tape of the year for his release "American Muscle". Along with his busy schedule Sixman was cast in his first movie wit United Filmmakers THE PEOPLE OF SILENCE in Atlanta, GA. All leading Sixman to signed a deal with Scan music records in europe. Sixman has been featured on such internet websites and radio stations as, Get-mixed.fm,,Urban Control,Hot0twenty.nl,Puna.nl,Zonamo Underground. Highlife Magazine and High times Magazine giving him a chance to be a judge at the Amsterdam Cannabis Cup 2 years running.