Illa Metaphors
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Illa Metaphors

Band Hip Hop Pop

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Still working on that hot first release.

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ILLA METAPHORS IS STRAIGHT UP, ONE OF THE ILLEST UNSIGNED GROUPS OUT THERE.
THE GROUP CONSISTS OF RUM, ANT LIVE , BIG FACE AND LUSCIOUS.
ALL FOUR ARE ORIGINALLY FROM NEW YORK, BUT NOW LIVE AND REP DA 603 AND 978 AS WELL .
ILLA METAPHORS HAS BEEN ON THE GRIND FOR THE PAST 7 YEARS, DOING SHOW AFTER SHOW,
AND HITTING THE STUDIO HARD, RECORDING OVER 200 SONGS AND RELEASING 4 MIXTAPES .
AS A COLLECTIVE GROUP AND ALSO AS INDIVIDUAL ARTIST .
ILLA METAPHORS HAS THE ABILITY TO MAKE STREET RECORD AND MAKE THEM SOUND COMMERCIAL,
APPEALING TO ALL CROWDS, WHICH IS ONE QUALITY THAT SEPERATES THEM FROM MOST HIP HOP GROUPS.
ILLA METAPHORS HAS OPENED UP SHOWS FOR ROB BASE, M.O.P, METHOD MAN, SEAN PAUL,
BRAVEHEARTS, P STAR, JADAKISS, TONY SUNSHINE, TERROR SQUAD AND COUNTLESS OTHER INDUSTRY ACTS.
ILLA METAPHORS ALSO APPEARED ON HBO, PERFORMING THE IN RING ENTRANCE SONG
FOR BOXER MICKEY WARD FROM THE MOVIE "THE FIGHTER" .
I.M RELEASED THEIR MIXTAPE ENTITLED DA 603 IZ HERE WHICH IS HOSTED BY JAMN 94.5
DJ SAMMY SMOOVE, AND WAS RELEASED IN MAY 2006 AND MOVED OVER 2 THOUSAND UNITS .
ILLA METAPHORS ALSO RELEASED RELEASED VOLUME II IN MAY OF 08.
IN AUGUST OF 2009 ILLA METAPHORS RELEASED "HOOD ANTHEMS VOL 1 " WHICH HAS MOVED
OVER 2500 UNITS AND IS STILL GOING STRONG.
THAT MIXTAPE HAS BEEN THEIR BEST TO DATE WITH OVER 22 TRACKS FOR THE STREETS.
ILLA METAPHORS "BIG FACE AND RUM" HAVE JUST FINISHED THEIR STREET ALBUM ENTITLED
"DA FACEOFF" AND IS SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED IN MARCH 2011 ALONG WITH 2 VIDEOS SHOT
TO BE RELEASED SOON . 2011 IS SHAPING UP TO BE A BIG YEAR FOR ILLA METAPHORS .
AT THE MOMENT, ILLA METAPHORS IS DOING EVERYTHING INDEPENDENT AND WAITING FOR THAT
RIGHT DEAL TO COME ALONG. THEY ARE GAINING A WIDE LOCAL BUZZ DUE TO SHOWS AND THE INTERNET.