SummaryAs the second producer compilation from S1, he opens his "Music Box" to a mix of new and familiar talent, as he continues to influence listeners through his own brand of Hip Hop and Soul music production. Comprised with a variety of urban independent artists, "Music Box" provides you with a soundtrack for life. Through various artist's production and beat battle competitions, S1 has carved out his own style and flavor of music. "Music Box" enters into the next phase of the urban progressive movement.
The lead single "Mash", features Big Pooh of Little Brother while his other half, Phonte, display's his multi-faceted talent on the classic joint "Callin Me". Inspectah Deck collabs with westside newcomer Blu to maintain their emcee grip on the game from coast-to-coast. Also, Yolanda Johnson, BET J Soul Artist of the Year, announces her arrival and let's you know who she is on the song "Chemistry". The album also features Tone Trezure, Rah Diggah, Darien Brockington, Bavu Blakes, Mojoe, Kay of The Foundation, Strange Fruit Project, Speech (Arrested Development), The Lifesavas, Tanya Morgan and more.
As the "Music Box" winds its way through every track, it forms into one classic influential compilation album that urban music fans can reference for years to come. This release has the strength and talent of past compilations such as Heineken's "Red Star Sounds Vol. 1", DJ Jazzy Jeff's "The Magnificent" and the soundtrack to the movie "Brown Sugar".