Bahamadia Phone-Produced "Mark Up to 2" of the Project Is Off The Hook
#DXCLUSIVE: Hip-Hop luminary explains how the project came together.
Philadelphia, PA – Already coming out with their critically acclaimed debut, Kollage, in 1996, Philly native Bahamadia has established itself among the upper echelon of Hip Hop artists. From his work with the famed Lyricist Lounge series of collaborations with the Roots, in The afternoon of the Guru and Erykah Badu, she has been a bright spot for the women MCs.
Serving as the sequel of 2013 will mark the B-Girl Records founder is back with Dial Up to 2, that — like the first volume it was designed entirely in your cell phone. For this round, Camp Lo's Geechi Suede, Zion I, Kev Brown, Prozack Turner, Fat, Nice, Groove-Da-Moast, Rasco, Dave Ghetto all make appearances. They came together as organically as possible.
"Several artist friends and followers were down," Bahamadia says HipHopDX. "They liked my pace of a post on my social media, so I walked over and all of the outstanding [Mark Up to 2] came through soon."
"I believe that making music with those who see the vision and connect with it," she adds. "Creation is spiritual for me, to make this happen was not forced, like all things that are meant to be."
It is difficult to believe that the 12 minutes of the mix was created so easily on a phone, but his innovative approach was entirely your idea, a testament to his unwavering artistic vision.
"[I was] just be creative and was inspired to take a practical approach through the use of new communication tools for the music, mainly because I have found a great space to get ideas for my work in random way," she says.
As she continues on to the front of his B-Girl Records imprint, she is also putting the finishing touches to their anticipated fourth studio album, HERE, which is expected to arrive sometime in 2018. It would be his first official album since 2006's Good Rap Music.
Bahamadia the mission is focused on the delivery of that pure boom-bap Hip-Hop who started producing more than two decades ago. At the same time,