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 to HiPNOTT Records to release their official debut album, Seeds of Ambition.
Fully produced by The Other Guys, "Seeds of Ambition" includes features from yU (of Diamond District),Substantial, as well as Tanya Morgan on the lead single "Blow My Mind".
Seeds of Ambition is available now on HiPNOTT Records. Grab the album at iTunes (mp3) and UGHH(Compact Disc) and stream the album in its entirety on Bandcamp and DJBooth.
Mighty Joe & Isaiah “Insanate” Mensah are the alternative HipHop 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.