After years of producing for artists such as Homeboy Sandman, Substantial, Tanya Morgan, Sadat X (Brand Nubian), yU, and Fresh Daily as well as releasing their music independently, DMV duo The Other Guys sign toHiPNOTT Records to release their official debut album, Seeds of Ambition.
To kick off the album's first single The Other Guys team up with Von Pea and Donwill of Tanya Morgan for the feel good single, "Blow My Mind". Produced by Mighty Joe of The Other Guys, "Blow My Mind" embodies everything right about good hip hop. With The Other Guys' Isaiah trading raps with Von Pea and Donwill, the guys make the track sound effortless and gives us a nice preview of what's to come with Seeds of Ambition.
Seeds of Ambition will be available iTunes (mp3) and UGHH (Compact Disc). Digital pre-orders made via iTunes and Bandcamp will receive an immediate download of the first single, "Blow My Mind". on HiPNOTT Records. Pre-order the album now on
Mighty Joe & Isaiah “Insanate” Mensah are the alternative hip hop group The Other Guys, and yes before you ask, their name predates the Will Ferrell movie. The two musicians are both cousins and hail from the Washington, DC area. The Other Guys began producing together back in 2006. They have produced for and worked with artist such as Homeboy Sandman, Substantial,Tanya Morgan, Sadat X (Brand Nubian), yU, and Fresh Daily.
In 2012, The Other Guys walked away from panhandling beats to underground artist, and began releasing their own EPs independently. “The Other Album” which they released in 2012 was received with critical acclaim. Their Instrumental project “The Week EP” was rated as one of the Top 25 Instrumental Projects of 2013 by DEADENDHIPHOP.
Utilizing an eclectic assortment of samples, live drums, analog keyboards, and discussing “everyday man” issues, The Other Guys’ music is a testament to what hip-hop music used to be, as well as what it could be.