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Arrested Development won 2 Grammy awards for best new artist and best rap single 1993. They were the first African - American artists to donate money to Nelson Mandela and the ANC to help their brothers and sisters in South Africa; Arrested Development has worked with legends like director Spike Lee, on the major motion picture X.

A.D.s music has shook the bootys, hearts and minds of listeners from across the planet and has been recognized by peers as fresh, innovative and needed in the hip-hop game. A.D. became known for rockin' samples, live instruments, bold scratching and organic sounds to form their blend of Hip Hop. After a long hiatus, the group has come together again! And its all good.

They have recorded 2 special releases for Speechs highly successful solo market of Japan. They consistently tour, Australia, Europe, Canada, Japan and of course the U.S. to standing-room only crowds. They share stages & give love to new artists like Eyrkah Badu, Talib Kweli, Roots, Mos Def, Jurrasic 5 and many others. While keeping their own roots by rockin houses with KRS One, Big Daddy Kane and Grandmaster Flash. One of the unique passions of A.D. is their world vision. We know that Hip-hop reaches the globe, so why not use this opportunity to build bridges, says Speech. They've done shows with the legendary Mahotella Queens, African Show boys and many others.

Arrested Development has released new album with 12 new tracks called "Since The Last Time". 'Since the Last Time marks the first Vagabond Records & Tapes release. The project was produced by: S*A*M (Gym Class Heroes, Method Man, We the Kings, and Boys Like Girls) and Speech (producer of AD's first album, '3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the life of...'.