Wednesday, August 26, 2009
One Of Our Favs Mr.Spinna
He began experimenting with turntables at age 11 and is known for combining dance music with hip hop, funk, and soul music. He has remixed artists such as De La Soul, Mary J. Blige, and Stevie Wonder. He also collaborated with Eminem on songs "Three Six Five," "Watch Deez," and "5-Star Generals," before the latter went on to superstardom. His first group, the Jigmastas, was with the emcee Kriminul. He is also a member of Polyrhythm Addicts, an underground hip-hop supergroup that is comprised of himself, Apani B Fly MC, Mr. Complex, and Shabaam Sahdeeq. The group's album Rhyme-Related was released in 1999 on Wreck/Nervous Records and featured a song with Pharaohe Monch. Apani B Fly MC was replaced by Tiye Phoenix when the group reunited and recorded the 2007 release Break Glass, which featured the single “Reachin’”, released on April 24, 2007. He has also worked with New York-based live house-music band Tortured Soul.