Obsidian Blue is a tremendous producer. He is grew up in North Carolina, but then moved to Oklahoma due to his work in the Air Force. He claims A Tribe Called Quest's Jazz album changed his life. He was huge into school bands his whole childhood and teens. To show the extent of his skills, he earned the title of Corps Commander in the Air Force, which is a drum major. He is still loves to watch cartoons, like Looney Tunes and stuff, as long as it isn't too 'punkified'. He will also kick your ass in Tekken.

Major Influences: Herbie Hancock, A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Art of Noise, and the late J-Dilla.


Solo Flight

Also, Government Names just did a post on DK. He is a rapper from Baltimore whom you should check out. There is a free MP3 on GN (Which is another hip-hop blog to bookmark).

To bring back memories, here's Jordan's Top 10 Dunks.