First and foremost, Playa Hamm is one of the original west-coast "RapMacs" impacting the underground scene since 1987. The founding member of the original Penthouse Players Clique, consisting of Tweed Cadillac & DJ Quik, still today possesses major influence on west-coast hip-hop. "Quik is the Name", the debut platinum release of DJQuik, of which 80% was produced and inspired by life in the penthouse to the highly anticipated Young Giants 2006 release. Playa Hamm continues to lay hands on the musical landscape.
The 2001 release of "LAYIN HANDS" was critically acclaimed; however, it was slept on.The producers; Battlecat, Blaqtovan, Brian G, DJ Skratch and IROC BEATS each are prolific in their own rights. Together they create a musical continuity both surprising and timeless in composition. You will love this CD.It is an HipHop Classic and it is rare, very few are in print.Amazon.com is retailing it @$39.99.pick it up here @cdbaby for $20.00
Check out the Playa Hamm interview.