ABOUT THE SONG In the early
1990s, the underground hip hop scene was controlled by the West
Coast, every top college track was high in percussion, low in
bass and seemed to hard for most outside the east coast skyline.
That’s not to say their brand of hip-hop wasn’t good, the West
Coast did invent gangsta rap if you want to get critical. But
this style can be considered early boom bap and at the time
proved effective in the nurturing of the genre by creating a big
What Spinz has
on the table is something that was started when he was
“shooting, scoring, from the Ox to Switerzland” on his now
highly acclaimed boom bap revival track from 2007 , “Knock That
Door In” produced by Swiss producer DJ LKB, whom he made “Life,
Love and the Low End” in 3 days in a studio in Switzerland.
Releasing the album on his own moniker Vibra Music Group to
highly acclaimed reviews by Okayplayer, XXL Magazine, as well as
being named Urb Magazine’s “Next 1000” artist featured in the
magazine alongside Amy Winehouse, Bishop Lamont, and Kid Sister.
Spinz triumphant march to indie hip hop kingdom came after
releasing 12“ singles like “1 In A Million Ft. Koolade” produced
by platinum hip hop producer Koolade in 2009, and “Ready Steady”
Produced by Top 100 electro DJ and producer Umek B/W “Simple Man
Ft. Frenkie & Ariano” which has been featured on
listed on the hot list of L.A. Times.
Spinz vinyl fetish has kicked in
again with his latest 45, “Gamez featuring Famous Fame” his
latest collaboration with Famous Fame (Mark Young), member of
Oxnard,California group Nevamind and longtime associate of
Spinz, sharing the same management and promotional agency FND
Entertainment. 20 years in the making to be exact, because Spinz
and Famous Fame grew up together going to the same high school,
and later doing shows alongside Spinz and his early-career band
The Dirt Farmers.
Spinz new single he brought back old comrade and Swiss producer
DJ LKB and made a classic high in percussion, low in bass sound
and chopped the samples close to perfection. West Coast
underground hip hop at it’s finest, while still appealing to
east coast ears. Spinz continues to push a heavy sound in his
music while maintaining his raw passionate vocal lines that
blend into the natural delay of the song, while Famous Fame
brings a powerful voice over witty punch lines that make the two
blend together in perfect hip hop harmony.