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Natural Elements Took The Torch From BDP Into The Late 90s and Beyond (Audio)

In the realm of 1990s New York City Underground Hip-Hop, the Natural Elements are often, and wrongfully overlooked. With later members including Brownsville Ka and producer-turned-fam Charlemagne (Jay Z, Talib Kweli, Capone-N-Noreaga), the group still permeates the sound today. In 1998, however, the crew was less than five years old.... Read more

The Natural Elements Return In An Unlikely Fashion, Saying There’s No Competition (Audio)

In the booming late '90s-early 2000s scene of "Underground Hip-Hop" in New York City, one group who was deeply present was the Natural Elements. Alumni of Stretch & Bobbito's radio show, the crew which included A-Butta, L Swift and Mr. Voodoo as core MCs got a major cosign from DJ... Read more