The Danger Room Files, Volume 1


J.U.i.C.E. presents…

The Danger Room Files, Volume 1 is the 2005 release from the Los Angeles hip-hop arts community center Justice by Uniting in Creative Energy (J.U.i.C.E.).

Buried deep in L.A.’s Rampart District, J.U.i.C.E. has become the new melting pot of emerging hip-hop emcees, beat-makers, DJs, and producers. There, young artists have free access to the facilities, equipment, and training necessary to develop and expand their skills in bboying (breakdancing), graffiti art, deejaying, emceeing and music production in a safe environment lead by a staff of seasoned LA hip-hop veterans.

This project is the culmination of a year of classes, workshops, blood, sweat, and tears involving a diverse team of emcees and producers that range from battle-tested pros to complete novices. Under the direction of prolific underground producer Kenny Segal (Abstract Rude, Freestyle Fellowship, Dr.oop), they pay tribute to hip-hop culture by constructing a fresh and highly accessible collection of songs on this trendsetting compilation. From the opening jazzy-riffs of the catchy “Transformers”, to the social commentary of “Beautiful Contraption”, the backpacker anthem “Shoe Fits”, or the club banger “Peep My Style” this album covers a large amount of terrain. Whether it’s insightful lyrics, grimy breakbeats, or catchy hooks, this album has something to offer for all hip-hop fans.

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The Danger Room Files, Volume 2


J.U.i.C.E. presents…

Los Angeles based hip-hop community arts center J.U.I.C.E. (Justice by Uniting in Creative Energy), is proud to present Danger Room Files Volume 2, the follow-up to 2005’s Danger Room Files Volume 1. Two years after the first installment in the Danger Room Series, the J.U.I.C.E. beat makers and MCs bring The Danger Room Files V2. Through staff changes and unforeseen trials and tribulations the J.U.I.C.E. artists have managed to not only finish their second compilation, but put together a variety of songs that will be sure to have something for every hip-hop fan.

From party tracks like Tiger vs. Crane’s “Paint the Town Red,” the shoe addict’s anthem “Kick It,” and posse cuts like the militant “Missing Links” and futuristic “Transformers Pt. 2,” to the international and multi-lingual banger “0711 2 213,” the social commentary of Rafa’s "Drugs/War/Addicts" and the kinetic, poetic journey of Rogue and Joselph’s “Cinemanic Discussions” this album captures hip-hop at its core- a powerful form of artistic expression that speaks to all aspects of human consciousness.

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