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A.G.’s New Album Features Sounds By Alchemist, Lord Finesse & Diamond D. Listen Here (Audio)

A.G. may be best known for his classic material with partner Showbiz from the 1990s, but Heads who have not checked out his solo and collaborative catalog are missing out. The Bronx, New Yorker, and D.I.T.C. co-founder has done projects with O.C., Koss, Ray West, and others. Meanwhile, 'Dre has... Read more

A.G.’s Next Album Will Have Magic From Alchemist & Diamond D. Here’s The New Video.

Last June, when JAY-Z accepted his place as the first Hip-Hop artist to enter the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, he thanked the peers that inspire him by name, online. One of the acts Jay saluted was Showbiz & A.G. While Show has focused solely on production (and running D.I.T.C. Entertainment),... Read more

Showbiz Keeps It 100 About The Emotions That Got In The Way Of D.I.T.C. Business (Video)

The Diggin' In The Crates collective released their first album in more than 15 years in 2016. While Big L died in February of 1999, surviving members Lord Finesse, Showbiz, A.G., Diamond D, O.C. Fat Joe, and Buckwild came together for a reunion album in celebration of the group's Bronx,... Read more

Ever See This Cypher Featuring Big L & AG? (Video)

In the late 90s, one of the first Internet Hip-Hop shows came courtesy of 88hiphop.com. The site was far ahead of its time, as it launched when the overwhelming majority of consumers still had dial up modems. For those with the access and the patience to endure endless buffering, however,... Read more

O.C. & AG Embrace Their Years Of Experience & Say They Are Only Getting Better (Audio)

Hip-Hop has not been good to its legends. Instead of being celebrated, artists who helped build the culture are often relegated to the background or cloaked in backhand terms like "Old School." The practice of ageism has been ingrained in the culture from its earliest days, and continues even though... Read more

Buckwild Is An Unsung Member Of D.I.T.C. But He’s One Of The Strongest Links In The Chain Gang (Audio)

When people think of the Diggin' In The Crates crew (D.I.T.C.), names like Diamond D, Big L, Showbiz, AG, O.C., Lord Finesse and Fat Joe come to mind, and rightfully so. Those artists are some of the most acclaimed MCs and/or producers in Hip-Hop, having earned their respect over decades... Read more

A.G. Reveals All-Star Lineup For Next Solo LP & Discusses D.I.T.C. Reunion (Video Interview)

A.G. was one of the performers on hand at this past weekend's second annual J Dilla Weekend in Miami, Florida. Like fellow performers T3 (Slum Village), Black Thought, Royce Da 5'9, Diamond D, and honoree Pete Rock, Andre The Giant worked with Dilla before the producer/MC's February 10, 2006 death.... Read more

A.G., Sadat X & Neek the Exotic Abuse this Throwback Jazz Sample (Audio)

DJ JS-1 assembles A.G., Sadat X and Neek the Exotic on a 90's-flavored jazz loop, as they run down tales from back in the day. Check out "Sample Abusers." Related: Finding The GOAT: Kool G Rap vs. Sadat X…Who You Got?... Read more

This Week Brought a Mind-Blowing Freestyle from Lupe Fiasco, Deep Knowledge From Ab-Soul & More (Video)

This week, Lupe Fiasco delivered a freestyle that put him in Sway's top 10 of ALL-TIME. Ab-Soul decoded his Stigmata verse using strictly Jay Z lyrics. Pharoahe Monch flexed his surprisingly strong singing skills. M.O.P. blew out Summer Jam with The Roots. A$AP Mob rocked an off the dome cypher.... Read more

Guilty Simpson & Small Professor – It’s Nuthin’ ft A.G.

Only six days removed from releasing "On The Run," Guilty Simpson & Small Professor have returned with their second single from the upcoming project Highway Robbery. The track is titled "It's Nuthin'," and gets an assist on the microphone from Runaway Slave "goodfella" A.G.. Production on the single continues the old school... Read more

Trinity (Sadat X, AG & DJ Jab) – Sunshine (Video)

This one slipped through the cracks in the post-SXSW haze. Here's a video from Trinity (Sadat X, AG and DJ Jab) for a song that features a J. Dilla beat. Check out Sunshine. Props: 2DBZ Related: Sadat X – This is Our Thing ft Pharoahe Monch & Phil G (Video)... Read more

Lord Finesse – Fat for the 90’s ft AG (Original Version) + No Gimmicks ft KRS-One

Here are two rare joints from Lord Finesse. First up, is the ORIGINAL version of "Fat for the 90's" that was produced by Diamond D. Next, is a version of "No Gimmicks" with a verse from KRS-One. Check out both below. Props: 2DBZ Related: Lord Finesse – Live from Tokyo... Read more

Showbiz & AG – The Soul ft Frank V

Showbiz & AG slow it down a bit on their latest release. Don't get it twisted though. It's not a ballad...Check out The Soul ft Frank V. Their new album Mugshot Music is in stores now. Still diggin'. Related: Showbiz & AG – Walkin’ On Air ft A. Bless (Audio)... Read more

Showbiz & AG – Walkin’ On Air ft A. Bless

Here's another new release from Showbiz & AG. Still diggin'...Check out Walkin' On Air featuring A. Bless. Related: Showbiz & AG – Every Time I Touch The Mic ft OC & Frank V (Audio)... Read more

Showbiz & AG – Every Time I Touch The Mic ft OC & Frank V

Here's a new track from Show & AG featuring OC and Frank V. Check out Every Time I Touch the Mic. Related: Showbiz & AG - Walk With Me (Audio)... Read more

Showbiz & AG – Do It 4

AG from Showbiz & AG dropped a hot freestyle a couple of days ago. Here's a new song from the duo. Check out Do It 4. Related: AG - Toca Tuesday Freestyle (Video)... Read more

AG (from Show & AG) – Toca Tuesday Freestyles (Video)

AG from Show & AG has not lost a step. He represented hard for 90's MCs on Tony Touch's Toca Tuesday Freestyles. Check out how he flows on the head-nodding, neck-snapping, slept on track Dr. Dre did for Jay-Z a few years back. Related: New music from Show & AG... Read more

Showbiz & AG – Walk With Me

I'm down with DITC...heads know the rest. Here's a soulful new joint from Showbiz & AG from the legendary DITC crew. Check out Walk With Me. Props: Nahright Previously: Diamond D breaks down the stories behind many of his dopest tracks And, if you need more Show & AG in... Read more

Showbiz & AG – Here and Now

Here's a new track from Showbiz & AG of the legendary Diggin' In the Crates crew. They have a new album that features most of DITC dropping soon. Check out Here and Now. Click here to download. And, here's a gem from back in the day by Show & AG... Read more