The Bad Apples

The Bad Apples

BandHip Hop

The Bad Apples are rotten to the core! Witty, arrogant, and down right hysterical, these guys remind you why you fell in love with Hip Hop to begin with!

Biography

The Bad Apples are a hip-hop conglomerate made up of extreme wordplay and raw beats. Based out of Salt Lake City, they have been paving paths through the main stream since they stepped out of the booth.
The crew consists of Mike Booth, Sir Louis Wildamiss, MC Pig Pen and Captain Dane'O on the 1 & 2's . Guest appearances from Verse One, Pace Won (Outsidaz), Hades, and B. Grimm to name a few.

Although he has been known by different monikers, Mike Booth has kept his tenacity for laying ill rhymes and making fresh beats. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Las Vegas, he has been involved in every aspect of hip-hop since the late 80’s. Mike made his first stage performance in 1992 at the Huntridge in Vegas rapping with the Poetic Hoodlums and FBI. He started Ha Style Records with Justin Butler in 1998 and they went on to release a few classics including the Fantazmic 4 “Self Titled Debut” and MK Ultra’s “Drivin on Rugs D”. He moved to Salt Lake after a brief stint on the east coast, and started Penalty Box Recordings in 2005. Since then he has helped produce and engineer several projects, which leads him to the present and the arrival of the Bad Apples.
Sir Louis Wildamiss was raised on the mean streets of West Valley, but now resides in West Valley. Mista Munny Bags or Sir Lou as his friends call him, has been writing rhymes for five years now. He may be the youngest of the group, but you’d never know it when he raps.
A recent addition to The Bad Apples,MC Pig Pen has been killing in the hip hop scene since the mid 90's. Born and raised in Colorado , he started out freestyling at moore middle school. From that he switched gears toward the very strong hip hop scene up in Boulder Colorado. Spinning records and Rocking the mic at all of the House Parties and shows all over Boulder. Pig and his crew ATC quickly took over the boulder scene playing shows with the likes of Mos Def, Wu-Tang, Jurassic-5, Living Legends, BInary Star, and many more.. In 2000 Pig Pen moved to Utah and met up with local mc's to form one of utah's freshest crews the filthy unit, Pig has been working with Mike Booth ever since to form Penalty Box Records, The Rek Center Allstars And now the freshest of the fresh THE BAD APPLES.
Together they have shared the stage with Fatlip and Tre Hardson (Pharcyde), Z-Man and Ra The Rugged Man. Mike Booth has been billed with such acts as Hieroglyphics, Shape Shifters, Jurassic 5, and LMNO, just to name a few. The duo provides dope lyrics over solid beats that make for an energetic live show you shouldn't miss.

Mike Booth also produces and hosts their weekly internet radio show / podcast the "Weekend Rap Up" on Globe Radio every Saturday from 12-2 pm Mtn standard time! Mc Pig Pen has been a staple addition to the Weekend Rap Up. Tune in... Weekend Rap Up Dot Com!

http://globeradio.slcc.edu

Discography

Far from the Tree (LP) - released 07
How ya like them Apples? (The Fecal Monologues) - release 10 - 08

Mike Booth Artist / Producer
ALBUMS

MK Ultra - Too Pooped to Puff - 1997 (Ha Style Records + Cowpie Recordings/ Echopathy Records)
MK Ultra - Nothing Left - 1998 ( Ha Style Records)
Mk Ultra - Drivin On D Rugs - 1998 (Ha Style Records)
MK Ultra - R Music N EP - 1999 ( Ha Style Records)
Akwalungs - The Jethro Tull Elpee 2000 ( Ha Style Records)
Fantazmic 4 - The Self Titled Debut Album - 2003 ( Ha Style Records + Penalty Box Recordings)
The Filthy Unit - The Dickhead Six EP - 2004 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Fantazmic 4 - The Jinxed Sophomore EP - 2006 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Rek Center All Stars - Showbizzness for Ugly People - 2006 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - Far From The Tree - 2007 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - How Ya Like Them Apples? - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Mike Booth - Triangle Man - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - The Theories of Colossal Clyde - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)

TRACKS COMPILATIONS AND GUEST APPEARANCES

Poetic H.O.O.D.L.U.M.S - "Alright O.K." - 1994
Death By Salt Vol. 1 - "Mommy" Fantazmic 4 - 2004 (Slug Magazine)
Operation All City Vol. 1 - "White Knuckaz" The Filthy Unit - 2004 ( Agent Oranje Productions + Penalty Box Recordings)
Operation All City Vol. 1 - "So Ill" Fantazmic 4 - 2004 ( Agent Oranje Productions + Penalty Box Recordings)
Operation All City Vol. 2 - "What It Is" Fantazmic 4 ft. Stress Wun ( Agent Oranje Productions + Penalty Box Recordings)
Pioneerz Compilation - "Openyuns" Rek Center All Stars - 2006 ( ? + Penalty Box Productions)
Rapid - Rapid Development - "Raw To The Floor" ft. The Bad Apples - 2007
The Greatest Flow On Earth - "Tubafer" The Bad Apples - 2007 ( KRCL - Friday Night Fallout + Penalty Box Recordings)
Facts - "Salt City 3" - 2008
Hades - "Life Is... " ft. Dusk One, Mike Booth - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Ben Grimm - I Hate Hip Hop - "Throwing Stones" ft. The Bad Apples 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Konsickwence ft. Mike Booth- "Joe the Plumber" 2008

MASTERING AND PRODUCTION CREDITS

Akwalungs - The Jethro Tull Elpee 2000 ( Ha Style Records)
Fantazmic 4 - The Self Titled Debut Album - 2003 ( Ha Style Records + Penalty Box Recordings)
The Filthy Unit - The Dickhead Six EP - 2004 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Fantazmic 4 - The Jinxed Sophomore EP - 2006 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Rek Center All Stars - Showbizzness for Ugly People - 2006 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - Far From The Tree - 2007 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - How Ya Like Them Apples? - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Mike Booth - Triangle Man - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - The Theories of Colossal Clyde - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Rapid - Rapid Development - 2008
D. Strong - "War" 2007
Hades - Evil is - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
Dumbluck - "Lucky" - 2008 ( Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - "Colt Whitmore Show Theme" - 2008 (Penalty Box Recordings)
The Bad Apples - "KB Studios Jingle" - 2008 (Penalty Box Recordings)

It's like that - ft. Pace Won - radio KRCL 90.9 Friday Night Fallout

It's like that - ft. Pace Won
K.I.M. - internet radio Globe Radio - Weekend Rap Up
Tubafer - Greatest Snow on Earth Mixtape

Set List

Plasteek
K.I.M.
Tubafer
Evil
CNM
Ode To My Bic
Ahpawndismic
Raw To The Floor / Neverhafta
3 the Odd Way
Raise Ya hands
No Cure

typically between 15 - 60
but can rock a party all night long!