"The Hollywood Recordings" is the first full length release from the neo-funk trio composed of Taz Arnold, Shafiq Husayn, and Om'Mas Keith, collectively known as Sa-Ra. All three are highly skilled and credited vocalists, musicians, and technicians, which make for an experimental, funky, and mellow blend of rapping and singing on this highly diversified album. This project includes hip hop-hop's finest with guest spots from J Dilla, Talib Kweli, Eryka Badu, Pharaohe Monch, Capone-n-Noreaga & more!
"Hi-Teknology Vol. 2" is a sequel album to Hip hop producer Hi-Tek's first album, "Hi-Teknology." Born as Tony Cottrell, He had spent most of his time in the low key hip-hop scene of Cincinnati, Ohio who eventually ran into Mood in 1992. Working with them kickstarted his career and affiliated himself with many MCs. He is best known for his collaboration with Talib Kweli on the album Reflection Eternal. He rose in popularity with the underground hip-hop scene and has worked alongside many talented even Grammy-nominated artists such as 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes. Although working with many talented artists and having a huge impact working with Rawkus Records Collective, it was time for him to show off his own unique abilities which led to his three solo albums. The release of his sequel album "Hi-Teknology Vol. 2" on Babygrande Records gained quick recognition and soon prompted Hi-Tek to be sought after by many up-and-coming artists to produce their own albums. The album features a wide array of guest appearances ranging from Nas to Talib Kweli. After years of being out of print, Babygrande Records has given the fans what they've asked for and reissued "Hi-Teknology Vol. 2" as a special edition Red Vinyl set, which is now available.