Synonyms for saafir or Related words with saafir
Examples of "saafir"
Trigonometry is the second album by
, under the alias Mr. No No. It was released on January 20, 1998, on Wrap Records and featured production from
and Shock G.
Good Game: The Transition is the fourth album by
, an American hip hop musician. This album delves into deeper subject matter, but
also maintains his usual style for which he is known.
In 1994, Casual was involved in a high-profile battle with rapper
. The beef originally started when
appeared on Casual's debut album, and Casual did not appear on Saafir's. This ignited the infamous "Hiero vs Hobo Junction" battle, which involved some controversy when rumors surfaced that
was using pre-written raps as opposed to Casual and Hieroglyphics expected freestyling. Despite this, it is regarded as an influential battle in underground hip-hop's history.
In February 2013 on Davey D's Hip-Hop Corner, Digital Underground leader Shock-G revealed that
had begun using a wheelchair due to complications from his spinal surgery.
later appeared on Sway & King Tech's "The Wake Up Show" to confirm his condition and clear up some of the misconceptions stemming from Shock-G's announcement.
The Hit List is the third album by
, an American hip hop emcee. The Album has been praised by the hip-hop underground for Saafir's Intense Lyricism.
was one of the passengers flying on TWA Flight 843; he suffered a back injury as a consequence of the incident involving that flight.
was a passenger on the plane and injured his back while jumping to the ground, which eventually made him a wheelchair user.
Boxcar Sessions is the debut studio album from American hip hop artist
, released in May 10, 1994 on Qwest Records.
On the B-side was the song "H2O Proof", produced by Big Jaz and featuring
, a member of the "Golden State Project" rap group alongside Xzibit and Ras Kass.
Reggie Gibson, better known as
, is an emcee, producer and actor from Oakland, California. He is also a member of the rap group "Golden State Project" (formerly known as Golden State Warriors) with Ras Kass and Xzibit. Born in Oakland, California, he lived with Tupac Shakur and became a dancer for Digital Underground.
took part in one of the most notorious Bay Area rap battles, when he and members of the Hobo Junction went against Casual and members of the Hieroglyphics Crew. The battle took place live on KMEL. There has never been a real decision as to who won the battle.
admits that during the battle he simultaneously used premeditated and freestyle rhymes claiming during lyrical warfare a true combatant leaves nothing to chance making sure his opponents face heavy artillery and an arsenal of weaponry.
Balance is the debut album by Canadian rap group Swollen Members. It was released on the Battleaxe Records label. It has sold 41,000 copies since its release. Guest stars include Del tha Funkee Homosapien,
, Dilated Peoples, Everlast, and Son Doobie. Track 3, "Lady Venom", appeared on the soundtrack of the 2001/2002 EA Sports video game "NBA Live 2002".
Keelay, originally from the city of Salt Lake City, Utah, now resides in San Francisco, California, and is in charge of the duo's West Coast production headquarters, The Torta Oven. Keelay is a talented producer who got his start in hip hop by working with the likes of Cali Agents, Fortilive, and
, prominent emcees within the hip hop genre.
Substance Abuse is a Los Angeles based hip-hop group consisting of the duo Subz (Justin Hollingsworth) and Eso Tre (John Heath). Their debut album, Overproof, was released in 2006, and features cameos from Kool Keith, MF Doom, Motion Man,
, and Rasco. The group is getting ready to release their sophomore effort, "Background Music".
Hell's Kitchen is the ninth album by rapper, Andre Nickatina. It was released on January 15, 2002 for Million Dollar Dream and was produced by Andre Nickatina, Nick Peace, Juilan Piccolo, Smoov-E, Reggie Smith and Black Diamond. "Hell's Kitchen" was a compilation album and featured a large amount of talent including Mac Dre, San Quinn,
and Nickatina's IMP bandmate, Cougnut.
Ras Kass took his stage name from the legendary Ethiopian Emperor Yohannes IV whose name was Ras Kassa Mircha before he was crowned as an emperor. Ras Kass sent waves through the hip-hop world with his debut independent single release "Remain Anonymous," earning him a Hip-Hop Quotable in "The Source Magazine". Before his signing with Priority/EMI Records, Ras Kass began making guest appearances on several records and freestyles on numerous radio shows, further solidified the emerging lyricist's notoriety. Recorded guest appearances include Sway & King Tech's "Come Widdit" (feat. Ras Kass, Ahamad &
) (Priority Records) and their "Wake Up Show Anthem ’94" (feat. Ras Kass, Nas, Lauryn Hill, Chino XL, Organized Konfusion &
), as well as Chino XL's "Riiiot" (American Recordings), and KeyKool & Rhettmatic's "E=MC5" (feat. Ras Kass, LMNO, Meen Green & !) Up Above Records.
made his recording debut on several cuts on Digital Underground's "The Body-Hat Syndrome" in 1993, followed by an appearance on Casual's "Fear Itself" in early 1994. He appeared in the film "Menace II Society" as Harold Lawson and was featured on the film's soundtrack. With a deal from Qwest Records,
recruited the Hobo Junction production team (J Groove, J.Z., Rational, Big Nose, and Poke Martian) for his freestyle debut, "Boxcar Sessions" (1994). He recorded an album called "Trigonometry" under the alias Mr. No No before returning as
in "The Hit List" (1999). "The Hit List" was considered Saafir's attempt at commercial acceptance. The album featured production by Stevie J (made famous for his work with P. Diddy's Hitmen production team) and guest vocals from West Coast heavyweights Kam and Jayo Felony and controversial East Coast lyricist Chino XL. In 2006, he released his fourth album, "" (ABB Records, 2006). The album covers the major transitions throughout his life, most notably his spinal tumor, and his conversion to Islam.
In the video, Mýa tries to convince her father that her date is a good guy before they head out for a big night on the town. The whirlwind evening concludes with Mýa and her beau falling asleep on a beach. The clip included an appearance by rapper
, whom audiences may recognize from his small role as Harold in 1993's "Menace II Society".
DJ FUZE was also one half of the group Raw Fusion along with fellow DU member Money-B. In 1991, the two scored a minor bay area radio hit “Throw Your Hands In The Air,” which was the first single from their debut album Live From The Styleetron. The video, which featured cameo appearances by rappers Tupac and
, was the first major video production by directors The Hughes Brothers, who later directed Menace To Society, Dead Presidents, American Pimp, and From Hell.
Heavily influenced by the various funk bands of the 1970s, Digital Underground sampled such music frequently, which became a defining element of West Coast rap. As "Rackadelic", Jacobs designed album covers and cartoon-laced liner notes, in homage to Parliament-Funkadelic album designs. Digital Underground is also notable for launching the career of member Tupac Shakur, as well as spinning off side projects and solo acts including Raw Fusion,
, and singer Mystic.
Executive Decisions is the debut solo album by American rapper and producer Big Hutch, who also known as Cold 187um of Pomona-based hip hop group Above The Law. It was released on June 29, 1999 via Street Solid Records. The sixteen track full-length album featured guest appearances from Xzibit,
, KM.G, Tha Chill, Safecracka, Ha-Ha L.O.C., Young Ten, Hazmad, and Boom Bam.
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