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End of the Mayan Calendar: BBR – 2013

Here’s a track I produced and recorded with Philadelphia’s BBR (Big Brother Resistance) back in 1999. The track is all about what layes beyond the fabled end of the Mayan Calendar: December 21st, 2012 (which happens to be today’s date, as I post this). The song was the very first release on Arrakis Records, printed on vinyl 12″ in 2000.…

BBR Sessions (1998-1999) – Free Album Download

Between 1998-1999, I was a member of the Philadelphia-based group, BBR: Big Brother Resistance. We were a politically-charged and socially-minded hiphop group focusing strongly on technology, the media, politics, and the control and abuse of information by corrupt corporations. It was me on production as Binyameen and occasionally “Stinke”, and MCs Tim T and PCP. I produced all of the tracks…

Footwork Illadelph

I’m working on a new album cover and was trying to hunt down photos of the front facade of Bobbito’s Footwork Illadelph store. This was the cornerstone spot for indie hiphop in Philly during the mid 90’s: Heads would roll through, talk, there would be shows and of course records and gear to buy. But in 2009, finding pictures of…

Captain Sky (I Chewz You)

I received this album cover and email today from my homeboy Richie Dees back in Philly. Here’s his email: Forgot I had this album. It features the smash hits “Tootsie Rock”, “Let Me Come Inside” and my personal favorite “Bubble Gum (I Chewz You)”. Its on TEC Records out of Philly which was located on the S.E. corner of 13th…