Tuesday, March 3, 2009

The Traveling Man...Rahim Samad

Florida Producer/MC, Rahim Samad has been making waves in the Tampa Hip Hop community since the release of his first album "Freedom/Resurrection " , back in 2004. Considered a classic in the area, The WeeklyPlanet/Creative Loafing magazine gave the album 4 out of five stars and said the record sounded fresh compared to much of the redundant rap albums out at the time. Videos promoting singles off the album were released for "On the Corner" and "Ring of Fire" and helped establish Rahim in the area as well as set a new precedent, since it was very rare that a Tampa artist would release quality videos to support their album. Samad began working on his 2nd album titled Travel Properly. The album was finished by early 2008 and was released independently on Rahim's label ( that he owns and operates) Vault Classic Records.
The first single released off Travel Properly was the street Anthem "In the City"

To Pick up a copy of his latest LP " Travel Properly " Click on " The Traveling Man... Rahim Samad " located above or type in http://www.vaultclassic.com in
your web browser...

I was fortunate enough to produce 2 tracks on the well recieved " Travel Properly"
LP...Here is the video clip for one of them...Oh yeah, Big shout outs to the Director Jeff Osborne...You will be hearing that name alot more Real Soon...Believe it!!!!!!!!!!!!

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