Seven the General & Nick Speed - A.R.T. the Documentary featuring Nick Speed, Guilty Simpson, Cashout, Bizarre of D12, White Mike, Stretch Money & more.
Seven the General & platinum producer Nick Speed document and walk the viewers through the creation of their “A.R.T. the DIA project”.(which won BEST FULL LENGTH PROJECT at the 2015 Detroit Underground Hip-Hop awards) The album explores the idea that all things and all genres of music relate as it pertains to hip-hop. With Detroit in bankruptcy and dire straights the emcee uses the acronym A.R.T. stands for “All Relative Things”, The Detroit Institute of Art is a historic Detroit museum of some of the finest illustrations of art known to man, this would be the basis for the project as well as to signify how as Detroit artists they create beauty from basically nothing or, “Art” for lack of better term organically. The ideology of Hip Hop illustrated as an Art is examined and explained with actual studio session footage and interviews by Seven the General & Nick Speed about the process it took to build the Detroit Music Award Nominated LP. Filmed and directed by Carl Ballou for Seven the General & Legendz Entertainment Filmz.
Nick & Seven the General first worked together as a writer/producer team on the Gangsta Shit featuring Supa Emcee, Big Herk & Stretch Money. in 2010 the two linked up again to produce and write on K'Jon Present's Nick Speed & the Detroit Connect. Later that year "Seven the General" was named one of 11 "Hottest Local Talent" by WJLB for his
Nick Speed produced "I Get It In" feat. K'Jon released on Seven's "the Sanctum Sanctorum" LP. The Duo also worked on J Dilla’s - Dillatroit & Rebirth of Detroit LPs
In 2013 Nick Speed produced "A.R.T the DIA project" for legendary Detroit emcee "Seven the General. The album would go on to be nominated for a Detroit Music Award "Outstanding Electronic/Dance Recording" based on the track "Knowhere". Entirely produced by Nick Speed "A.R.T. the DIA project" also features the songs "Show Up” & "Detroit City Blues" by Seven the General featuring Guilty Simpson & Bizarre that became the official promotional anthem for "The Detroit Design Festival held annually in Detroit. – Wikipedia Nick Speed & Seven the General