The Trauma Center

The Trauma Center

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Hip Hop strait out of the streets of Philly, pure hip hop to the fullest! If you like the raw underground sound that only the streets of Philly can produce, original music, lyrics and, beats, then The Trauma Center is a must have in your collection.

Biography

The Trauma Center a Unique group with an abstract hip hop sound. The tightest lyrics are delivered by the impressive "wise men" Wes Cravin, and DJ Rocksteady, together they deliver a message consistent with sounds like Public Enemy, or Dead Poets. These tracks are radical, spiritually delivered messages from the hard streets of Philly.

The Trauma Center's been around since the early ninety's, when group founder Shephatiah delivered blood throughout the Pa & NJ area. Shep produced tracks on his time off when he formulated his group "The Trauma Center" and since them they have become internationally know for their style of vintage raw hip hop.

Over the years The Trauma Center picked up a sizable following overseas in countries like Switzerland, France, Germany, and The Netherlands.
Fans are digging their older releases from out of the crates and buying CD produced since 94'. Truama Center items like their first 12" are selling online in auctions and collector sites for as much as 1/2 G! The response and impact has been incredible.

The Trauma Center's, popularity is bound to make it's way back to the United States where it all started.

This is one Indy group that the industry has simply slept on barring one close call with a single label the folded soon after signing.

The Trauma Center continues to release albums on their Independent label The Trauma Center.

Lyrics

Hustling My Music in Da Streetz

Written By: The Trauma Center (Dj. Rocksteady Wes Cravin, Imperial R-star)

Hook (Dj Rocksteady)
All i got is my words and my rhymes, and these beats and when you see me in the hood make sure you come and speak I'm out here on my grind every single day of the week Out here hustling my music in the streets
Repeat hook
1st verse (Wes Cravin)
We got hit the block yo we got a watch da cops, mafioso connections when the package drop, we got our real soldiers , that's our heat holders, we push that work smother in cans of Folgers, now where my dogz at scanners in our back packs dis is da streets so i'll show you how a nigga act sometimes they stop a little nigga yo for no reason. read the paper another body drop it's killing season I got them heaters and the key is in my place board wit dem bricks dat yay behind the base boards I'm from the hood where we cook crack & move that weight you got a stash home invasion get you duct taped. Another move to make Wes crave I'm the author, count ya blessings my man if you see tomorrow a lot hustlers didn't cause the streets is colder big ups rest in peace to my fallen soldiers

Hook (Dj Rocksteady)
All i got is my words and my rhymes, and these beats and when you see me in the hood make sure you come and speak I'm out here on my grind every single day of the week Out here hustling my music in the streets
Repeat hook

2nd verse (Wes Cravin)
Ya haters need to quit we on some hotter shit 26s burning rubber smoking up the strip my niggas dirty wit dem glocks and dem thirty thirties my rider chicks a spark a nigga then crack a verde i catch you niggas early cause i don't play fair I'll get you touched coming out your baby day care so I'm a make it clear you get don't no love here. We want the whole plate dog I ain't trying to share. Da Black Dinero need dem checks with a lot of zeros you hit the gallery to air brush ya fallen hero's that ain't nothing sweet my homies play for keeps at the table bagging up 20 birds every week and for your caution earth nigga like abortions no extortions specializing in moving coffins UPS it big smith Wesson shit chrome 45 Billy Dee when I'm busting shit

Hook (Dj Rocksteady)
All i got is my words and my rhymes, and these beats and when you see me in the hood make sure you come and speak I'm out here on my grind every single day of the week Out here hustling my music in the streets
Repeat hook

3rd Verse (Imperial R- star)
West philly shyste office sprite i might be even though I'm icy murder place my psych ultimately I'll emerge to keep the harder hitting heat mizer like an old gaza I'm hotter spitting
styles that i had written keep em in da kitchen now i start to mix em up right before i fix em up architect I'll manufacture flows beyond submission battle star bring the kinda raw that niggas been missing swagger got em scoping trauma got me open so now i bring the dope while niggas keep fucking joking
Star mad piranha we be like sharks in the water suckers feeling the slaughter you steady run the recorder

Hook (Dj Rocksteady)
All i got is my words and my rhymes, and these beats and when you see me in the hood make sure you come and speak I'm out here on my grind every single day of the week Out here hustling my music in the streets
Repeat hook

Discography

1994 "Rhymes Overflown"
1996 "Emergency"
1998 "Lifetime of Crime"
2001 "Hardcore Underground Gritty"
2005 " Look who's Talking all Dat Jazz"
2009 " Game of Death"

Set List

The Trauma Center's typical sets are 3 - 4 mins long.