Mello Music Group producers Apollo Brown and Gensu Dean have traded places. Apollo has recreated half of Abrasions w/ Planet Asia; meanwhile Gensu has re-envisioned half of Dice Game w/ Guilty Simpson. The result is a new project with two sides. Listen as Gensu Dean smashes heavy production out on the legendary SP1200, highlighting Guilty [cont.]
About a year back Gensu Dean began working on a project with Planet Asia. At the same time label-mate Apollo Brown began working with Guilty Simpson on a record. The two producers lamented the other working with Guilty and Asia prior to them getting a chance to. So an idea hatched: Apollo would take half [cont.]
Official music video for “Listen” from the Gensu Dean & Planet Asia Abrasions project.
Cali’s own Planet Asia reps hard on this classic Jay-Z beat produced by DJ Premier. DJ J-Ronin Freestyle Files Vol. 2 is out now.
Planet Asia & Killa Kali of Gold Chain delivers visual for “Cha Cha Chain” Video shot and directed by The Black Scorsese.
Earlier this year, Planet Asia teamed up with Killer Ben and Tri-State to form the Durag Dynasty, for a collaborative album produced entirely by Alchemist called 360 Waves. The end result was a fun, solid LP, but one that only paved the way for Al’s stellar collaboration with Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Albert Einstein (which [cont.]
Off of Frank The Butcher’s BAU All Is Fair project produced by Frank The Butcher & Paul Mighty. All Is Fair CD now available free with purchase on www.AlwaysBAU.com.
Produced by Oh No. Off Agallah’s Red V Mixtape scheduled to drop on Empire Distribution October 1st .
The grand imperial Gensu Dean & Planet Asia recently went to Chicago to promote music education to the young alongside A Tribe Called Quests’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad (among others), and performed some cuts from their current collaborative album “Abrasions.” At the same time the deluxe edition of their vinyl came out and on it was [cont.]
From the album, J57 & Numonics present LI FTW. Directed by Garcia for Crazy Hood Film Academy.
From The 2nd Coming hitting on August 13th. Directed by Siah.
Almighty [Canibus - M-Eighty - Cappadonna - Bronze Nazareth - Planet Asia & Nino Graye] return with the second release from their upcoming LP The 2nd Coming which will be released on 8-13-2013 courtesy of RBC Records.
Gensu Dean and Planet Asia provide more visuals off their joint LP Abrasions. We give you the official video for “Do What I Want” feat. Washeyi Choir & Larina, Courtesy of Mello Music Group. Video directed by Morningside Films.
On the brink of the Wu-Tang Clan’s 20th Anniversary, the group, its individual members and its affiliates all have big plans for 2013 as Hip-Hop enthusiasts worldwide await a new golden era in rap ushered in by one of the best to ever do it. The Almighty returns where it left off in 2008 with [cont.]
Planet Asia teams up with Gensu Dean on their new project Abrasions, here is their next installment from the LP. Video Shot and edited By Rasco for Swannworks Films 2013
It was about time to put some visuals behind Gensu Dean & Planet Asia’s collborative album ABRASIONS, so they road tripped to Fresno to shoot “Faces On The Dollar’. Cash out with Planet Asia as he walks us through his Central Valley stomping grounds. Ride by the Fink-White Center, The Brownies, the corner store, and [cont.]
In this in-depth interview, Planet Asia takes the time to speak to us about a number of interesting topics including his humble beginnings, his influences from the East Coast and his ability to stay relevant throughout his music career. He also speaks on working with Mello Music Producer Gensu Dean, as well as with The [cont.]
Gensu Dean & Planet Asia released their collaborative album, “Abrasions,” today via Mello Music Group. With Gensu Dean handling production on his trusty SP-1200, the two created a front to back album some could note is Planet Asia’s best album in years. The album features guest appearances from David Banner, Shawn Pen, Tragedy Khadafi, Gold [cont.]
West coast lyrical legends team for this one-off joint.
This morning MTV Hive debuted the new single from Dallas based producer Gensu Dean & Fresno’s finest Planet Asia. The track “Chuck Berry” features Shawn Pen and revolves around an agressive rock riff that Dean created on his trusty SP1200. The song appears on the forthcoming album “Abrasions” to be released on Mello Music Group [cont.]
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