“The Diplomats” (Popularly known as Dipset), are an American Hip Hop group founded in 1997 by Cam’Ron and Jim Jones, in Harlem, New York City. The group was originally composed of members Cam’Ron, Jim Jones and Freekey Zekey, all of whom grew up together in Harlem. In 1999, fellow Harlem-based rapper Juelz Santana was added to the group.
“The Movement Moves On” was created with the intention to offer fans of all available material movement of each of the artists within the movement, with the idea of having a single platform all material in a high quality.
Eric Johnson’s studio, Upstairs At Eric’s, is located in a three story walk up. There’s a huge partition separating the cyc and seamless from the living room. Several Ikea Closet Maid Cubeicals align the back wall, holding what seems like a century’s worth of vinyl. There’s a vintage point and shoot camera resting on the couch as a Bengal cat named Cooley prances around our peruse through Johnson’s catalog of history…
Dream In The Woods, Chris & Erick this couple keep ”Moving The Movement” with their work in wood, in their Instagram and Facebook we can find different models of the logo eagle from The Diplomats, being processed and finished to decorate your home and to see your guests as you love the movement!
Jim Jones – Jimmy On The Mix – Compilation (2008)
Jimmy On The Mix is not an official release of Jim Jones, we have compiled many records in which Capo was invited to make remixes at the end of the 2000s, with a variety of artists across the country. Continue reading
S.A.S. – Where Is S.A.S.? – Album (2008)
When the brothers were left to their own devices after the problems within the field of The Diplomats left them on the sidelines. The brothers had to regroup and emerge by waving the Eurogang flag high. Launching Where Is S.A.S. in early 2008, for the approval of both fans and critics, the brothers lead their own Eurogang movement.
Hell Rell – Black Mask, Black Gloves – The Ruga Edition & Top Gunna – The Ruga Edition – Album/Mixtape (2008)
Black Mask, Black Gloves is Hell Rell’s second solo album following his 2007 debut, For The Hell Of It. The first single released from the album was “Get Ready“. The album went on to peak at #9 on the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart. The CD sold 5,390 copies in its first week and debuted at #131 on The Hot 200.
ByrdGang – M.O.B. : The Album – Album (2008)
M.O.B. : The Album is the debut album by hip-hop group ByrdGang. The album was released digitally on June 17, 2008, and the physical copy was in stores July 1, 2008.
The album’s first single was “Splash” performed by Jim Jones, Chink Santana, Juelz Santana & NOE. Continue reading
NOE – NOEtoriousKID & Deal Or NOE Deal – Mixtapes
Duane Bridgeford, better known by his stage name NOE is an American Hip Hop recording artist from Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for his affiliation with Jim Jones and his involvement in East Coast Hip Hop group ByrdGang. He was featured on most of the songs for M.O.B. – The Album These are his first two mixtapes under Diplomats / ByrdGang Records.
Jim Jones – Harlem’s American Gangster & Street Religion (Love Me No More Special Edition) – Album/Mixtape (2008)
Harlem’s American Gangster is the seventh mixtape by American hip hop recording artist Jim Jones released to digital retailers on February 19, 2008 under Koch Records. The album peaked at number three on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and number one on the Top Rap Albums chart. The Koch CD was remixed and remastered from a limited edition release that came out the previous November. There was also a change in the track list, with some tracks added and others omitted. The mixtape is hosted by Dame Dash and features the entire ByrdGang crew. “Love Me No More” was released as a single but didn’t reach any major Billboard charts. Continue reading
J.R. Writer – Writer’s Block 5 & Politics And Bullshit – Mixtape / Album (2007-2008)
Dipset member and widely regarded wordsmith J.R. Writer’s June 10th Politics And Bullshit, is the follow up to late 2007 Writer’s Block 5.
One of the most renowned lyricists to emerge from the Dipset camp, J.R. Writer is also one of the most prolific; a mere 7 months after the release of Writer’s Block 5, J.R. Writer offers another entry into his voluminous catalog.
DukeDaGod – Harlem Classics – Compilation (2008)
DukeDaGod brings to you Harlem Classics, an album highlighting 21 of the hottest tracks from his own vaults including unreleased material. As the director of A & R, DukeDaGod is often considered the architect of the hottest Rap crew out of Harlem, having spearheaded the mixtape saturation for which the group is known. This former Roc-A-Fella executive and artist along with Juelz Santana, Jim Jones, Hell Rell, and the rest have solidified a place in Hip Hop history selling millions of albums.