From the album: Portals (Creative Juices Music), Cassette and CD shipping and Splatter Vinyl LP available for pre-order.
Song produced by: IDE

“I like to tap into people’s imaginations. When I spit, I try to make movies with my words…” Armed with his unique delivery, gruff voice, and sharp wit, U.G. is well-equipped to do just as he wishes when he hits the booth. Whether on his own or earning critical acclaim as one-half of the Cella Dwellas, the Brooklyn rapper has been a giant amongst the NYC rap underground since ’94. And on Portals, his long anticipated solo debut, he proves exactly why so many look his way for music that’s incredibly fresh, and completely his own. A 14-track journey produced entirely by Creative Juices’ IDE.

“I like to tap into people’s imaginations. When I spit, I try to make movies with my words…” Armed with his unique delivery, gruff voice, and sharp wit, U.G. is well-equipped to do just as he wishes when he hits the booth. Whether on his own or earning critical acclaim as one-half of the Cella Dwellas, the Brooklyn rapper has been a giant amongst the NYC rap underground since ’94. And on Portals, his long anticipated solo debut, he proves exactly why so many look his way for music that’s incredibly fresh, and completely his own. A 14-track journey produced entirely by Creative Juices’ IDE.

From the album: Portals (Creative Juices Music), Cassette available for pre-order and CD shipping.
Song produced by: IDE

First full-length studio album from Brooklyn hip-hop recording artist IDE, the co-founder & CEO of Creative Juices Music. After a six year hiatus, IDE returns with producer Lucky Loopiano to deliver his most personal album to date – a ‘magnum opus’ of raw lyricism and thematic wordplay over the intoxicating soundscapes of gritty New York boom-bap production and live instrumentation. IDE is back better than ever determined to put the CJM collective back on the map in 2016.