Deep Foundation

Deep Foundation

 New York City, New York, USA
BandHip Hop

Deep Foundation is crew of 3 emcees that is based on the boom bap sound, but incorporates R&B where it makes sense. They utilize the individual talents of their distinct group members including humor, story-telling ability, stage presence, and singing to engage listeners and entertain audiences.

Biography

Deep Foundation, consisting of 3 emcees representing Queens and New Jersey, remains a benchmark in socially relevant hip hop. With lyrics based on their lives and personal experiences, CeeJay, ILL Poetik and MUG Shot have given voice to an under-represented Filipino American demographic, and seek to imbue their compatriots, both young and old, with a renewed sense of cultural pride. Deep Foundation has brought it's boom-bap era influenced hip-hop to domestic and international audiences since 2002. With the release of their debut album, “The First Draft,” and ground breaking music videos for "Children of the Sun" and "Sleep,” Deep Foundation has captured the hearts and imaginations of fans worldwide. In addition to their musical success, the media has also taken note of their drive and originality, having been featured in Filipinas Magazine, the cover of FOKAL Magazine, The Myx Channel, PBS, The Filipino Channel, Spike TV and HBO. They have released a brand new EP entitled "Deep Foundation & Hydroponikz present Generation ILL" which is available now on iTunes and CD Baby.

Discography

The First Draft (LP)
Generation ILL (EP)

Singles:
Generation ILL
Children of the Sun
Never Forget
Sleep
A Place Called Home