With real music becoming harder and harder to find, Knowledge Medina and Soul Theory of the Flow Affiliated family, collectively known as K.S. Flow, couldn’t have released their highly anticipated debut hip hop album, On the Come Up, at any better time. With over 1,000 copies in street sales in the month leading up to the release date, K.S. Flow’s On the Come Up has received excellent reviews as a must-have hip hop album and has continued to receive a great response since hitting stores on February 1st, 2008. On their debut album and first major project, rap artist, Knowledge Medina’s highly-respected flow and instrospective street content is perfectly complemented by artist and producer, Soul Theory’s classic bars and world-renowned production.
Aside from the Timeless-produced “Gonna Shine”, On the Come Up is produced exclusively by Soul Theory. Full-time producer Soul Theory’s soul-inspired instrumentation & pounding basslines have received international acclaim from his previous production releases, The Definition and Divine Theory, as well as from his independent production work with several notable artists, ranging from the Lawtown-bred heavy-hitter, Reks, to Skyzoo, Supastition, and the Bay Area’s underground legend, Rasco.
Though a new face to many, rap artist Knowledge Medina uses On the Come Up to prove to the world that his respect as a heavyweight bar artist cannot be denied. As he transitions effortlessly from soulful sililoquies to hardbody street anthems, Knowledge Medina keeps the focus on lyrics and carries the listener deep into every verse. Knowledge uses each and every song as an opportunity to truly shine and shows us that he is definitely in the game for good.
While Soul Theory is known to most for his production, many discover on On the Come Up that Soul Theory’s ability to hold down a mic is no less than his ability to create highly-respected beats. Featured on six of the twelve songs, Soul Theory’s heavy lyrics and confident flow secures his spot as an artist and leaves the listener wanting more from the man behind the boards.
Knowledge Medina and Soul Theory come together to create an album that displays, not only their undeniable talent, but their amazing chemistry as well. It is comprised of twelve tracks of real music, great hip hop, and no filler with a theme of a real life struggle and a mission that everyone can relate to. K.S. Flow’s On the Come Up has received an astounding internet and regional response and many of K.S. Flow’s fans have hailed On the Come Up as an instant classic.