- NICK THA 1DA
Amongst the NES Cartridges & Flea Markets, a Crate Digga emerged from his West Baltimore Basement...
Growing up in the Mid-Atlantic during the 90's meant Underground Hip-hop, Bmore Club Music, & Old Bay Seasoning. Beneath the sped-up drum breaks, Nick Tha 1Da began training in various Beat Battles/Showcases [Beat Grinder/Red Bull Big Tune/The Beatdown/Istandard/Etc] while simultaneously searching for the sampled originals to his favorite Hip-hop classics. When the number of records collected surpassed victories, he decided to work exclusively with the Dr.Sample SP-303 & Crates from around the World.
Nick's Debut release was K-Hill - "Da Instigator"[2004 Neblina Records 12"] followed by Tha 1da Years  featuring TiffanyPaige/SeanBoog/TheThyrdDay/MarioDones/& More Bossa-Nova/Brazilian Boom-bap inspired projects BossaBang!  & BossaBang 2:Saudade  Wes Wonder [feat W. Ellington Felton] - Infinite Space of Wonders  feat Oddisee/SteveSmith/Asheru/Kev Brown/K'Alyn & More
Additionally, he created, produced, & arranged production for the acclaimed Loop Diggin 101 [pioneer radio show based on sampling] [WMUC88.1], The Peter Rosenberg Show [WJFK106.7/Hot97], Loose Change 9/11[Film] Dir. by Dylan Avery, Hip-Hop Theater Festival Productions Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-hop Creation Myth[Imagination Stage], Paige in Full[theHegira] & The Undergrounduates [University of Maryland's longest active Hip-hop Organization]
Since 2000, various artists have been featured over ethnick production including: Tanya Morgan, Bilal Salaam, Finale, Marvwon, L.E.G.A.C.Y. Rashid Hadee, Chaundon, Emilio Rojas, Raheem Devaughn Tom Hardy, Grap Luva, Kenn Starr, yU & Many More
With a passion for sampling music before he was born & classic sampling equipment, He has guaranteed that his [future] children will not be present at their own Prom but attending a Roy Ayers Concert.
Always honoring the musicians before us,listen to Nick Tha 1Da "Give The Drummer None" on his debut release for Mello Music Group this Summer.
- March 27:
- Mello Music Group, "Self Sacrifice" a MMG Artist Collective album release featuring production by Nicktha1da.