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Big REC & R.A. The Rugged Man Dumb Out The Dope Way (Video)

Although he's not a new artist per se, Atlanta, Georgia-based Big REC got a huge, well-deserved boost this year, care of a Diamond D-produced album, Doomsday. One of the standouts on that indie LP is "The Dumb Out," featuring one of the epitomes of industry fortitude: R.A. The Rugged Man.... Read more

Hear The Whole Diamond D-Produced Album, Doomsday, By Big Rec (Album Stream)

This year, AFH has shed a little light on Atlanta-based underground Hip-Hop veteran Big Rec. Rec is the latest protege of D.I.T.C. producer Diamond D. Diamond is credited with discovering Fat Joe, who he's worked with throughout the last 25 years, as well as having a hand in the development... Read more

Big REC Chops Up His Unstoppable Bars Over A Diamond D Beat (Video)

From Fat Joe to Illegal to Big L, Diamond D knows how to give an MC the soundscapes for lasting impact. The D.I.T.C. co-founder's latest protege, Big REC, has a style unlike those typically associated with the Bronx O.G., and co-founder of Ultimate Force. "Unstoppable" shows REC trying his hand... Read more

Diamond D Digs in the Crates and Pulls Out a Tough Beat for Big Rec (Audio)

Like D.I.T.C. brethren Lord Finesse and Showbiz, Diamond D is not big on a ton of production of output. The Bronx "best producer on the mic" responsible for Fat Joe's discovery has worked with everybody from Natalie Cole to Aim, but the Atlanta-based O.G. is a Head first. Over the... Read more