"A lot of people still think girls can't rap," says veteran rapper/producer Ang13, one of the city's most respected MCs for the past decade.
M. McCormick "It's Reigning Women"
Chicago Tribune 2004>>>>>>>>
Angela "Ang13 (13)" Zone is a veteran in Hip-Hop. From the age of 13, when it all started for her, she has gone from break-dancer, to graffiti writer, to emcee / producer. 13 also knows her way around a pair of technique turntables so there is no aspect of Hip- Hop that she does not know. Music is her forte and where she reigns supreme. Over the years, she has received her training in the culture through practice and execution. 13 still keeps her hand in every aspect of Hip-Hop, but music is the area in which she is most creative.>>>>>>>>>>
She's received accolades in magazines such as "The Source" being named one of the undergrounds "best kept secretes" and countless write-ups in The Chicago Tribune, ("Reigning Women in Hip- Hop", M. McCormick) "Midwest Rap Gap" Upski Wimsap, "Hip Hop for Hunger", D. Jakubiak), The Chicago Sun-Times, Caught in the Middle Magazine, Humble Quest, Route 2000, The Chicago Defender, The Reader, and Chi-Rock Magazine. She is one of the most respected icons in Mid West Hip Hop, dubbed a legend. Her music has graced such project as, The 2000 Census, Nike Mix CD, Sprite Mix Tape, Chicago Rocks, The 50 Man Cipher(Rec Center), Chicago vs. New York along with her own solo EP "Phat as Yo' Mama" which sold 7,000 in one month. Currently, 13's music is featured on the Jurassic 5 "Power in Numbers" DVD (Interscope), and her single "Oh No" is featured on Chali2na's (J5) "Fish Market Mix CD" (2004).>>>>>>>>
13 takes the direct approach in her lyrical subject matter. Growing up in the streets of Chicago, she has been able to speak the language of the streets with the intelligence of a scholar. Some of her early influences were MC's such as KRS one, Nas, Master Ace, Latifah, Rakim, and Lauren Hill. Studying these masterminds has given 13 the ability to speak to the masses. She has an East-Coast tough, innovative style though the West-Coast and over seas consumed majority of her solo EP. She nothing like the "average female mc" reciting rhymes about: designer brands, raunchy sex, and taking a man's money. Her lyrical content is more intelligent and up lifting without being preachy, with an edge. 13's play on words is so clever that she is able to reach consumers from the streets to Wall Street. Teamed up with renown DJ/Beatmaker Ray" DJ XRay" King III (producer of the opening single from The Balance Ep "Me and Mine"), they are the illest elements in the game.>>>>>>>>
For More Information contact:
WWW.Cdbaby.com/ang13 (TO BUY)
ANG_ZONE@YAHOO.COM (TO CONTACT AND GIVE FEED BACK)>>>>>>>>
All songs written and performed by ANG13
except those written by J.U.I.C.E on "Get Down"
Juice appears courtesy of The Conglomerate Music Corp.
Production by SevenLee of Gothic Soul Music on "Oh No", "Independence Spray", and "Gothic Soul" Check for additional Gothic Soul Music at www.Myspace.com/gothic soul music>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Production By DJ Xray from Geto Dj's Chicago on "Me and Mine" for contact info on DJ Xray Email: firstname.lastname@example.org>>>>>>>>>>>>
Production by Joe Blaque for ConTiki Publishing on "Turn it on" for contact info on Joe blaque visit www.myspace.com/joeblaque>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Production by Cmajor from Last Laugh Productions on "Get Down" for contact info on Cmajor contact me I'll get him for you.