After the introduction to the world on KeyKool & Rhettmatic’s “Kozmonautz,” followed by the success of their first 12 inch limited edition white label of “Here to Stay” b/w “Say Where,” the Visionaries step forward with a 20 song debut album “Galleries.” Although recorded in 1997, financial complications delayed the release of the full length album until fall of 1998. In the meantime, Visionaries released 4 singles doing various shows in the Los Angeles underground, and touring Japan, gradually accumulating a strong following while at the same time, honing their stage performances. As momentum built, and “Galleries” was finally released, Visionaries had climbed to become an underground favorite.
“Galleries” contains such gems as the undisputable “Blessings” produced by JRocc of the World Famous Beat Junkies; the ingenious “Audible Angels” produced by Evidence of Dilated Peoples in which 2Mex alliterates from A-Z; and the b-boy/b-girl anthem “Love (hip-hop) produced by KeyKool; the DJ Rhettmatic all turntable produced “Rockin’ the Sureshot”; and “Stargazer” the unconventionally timeless piece. The cryptic “Rob No One” is a collaboration with LA hip-hop legend, and good friend to the Visionaries, DJ/Graff Writer Rob One, recorded years before his untimely passing.
“Galleries” captures the raw chemistry, heart and love for humanity possessed by the Visionaries, and hints towards the great potential this musical family will grow to become.DIGITAL STORES:
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