The first album "Changing The Narrative" (CTN) will be for free (Feb) - available at their website: ADtheBand.com
The album features a gritty, hiphop roots approach relying heavily on rare funk and jazz samples while 1 Love, Speech & Tasha LaRae speak about sides of existence that rarely get mentioned in today's rap game. Speech, JJ Boogie, Juan Verrett & Casey Grahamlend their hands to production. Guest artists include: Jahah and Omar Perry (son of Lee Scratch Perry). The album title (CTN) refers to changing the topic of discussion from living the American Dream to being awake from it. The album artwork by: Baron Walton(Australia, also did Public Enemy, Chali 2na)
The second album "This Was Never Home" (TWNH) will be for pay (Feb) available on their website and normal online outlets.
This album features a more synth/programming approach relying on melody, harmonies and rhythm while blasting the current state of entertainment. Speech, 1 Love & Tasha LaRae give scathing views on the medias assault on our youth while offering solutions for our collective future. Super producer Khao Cates, Daunta, Cymatiks, JJ Boogie and Speech provide production. Special guests include: Khao Cates, Daunta, Toya and Nana Binghi. The album title (TWNH) refers to the unique historical circumstances of the African-American relative to all other Americans and the unique solutions. The album artwork again by: Baron Walton (From album one to two - the art tells a total story) Mixes by: Leslie Braithwaite (Outkast & Pharrell), JJ Boogie, Matthew Weiss and Daunta.