Detroit Crew The Regiment “Battle Cry” Produced By Apollo Brown

Detroit Crew The Regiment “Battle Cry” Produced By Apollo Brown
Detroit Crew The Regiment “Battle Cry” Produced By Apollo Brown

Fresh off their recent signing with HiPNOTT Records, Detroit hip hop duo The Regiment are ready to start 2011 off with a BANG! Teaming up with one of last year’s hottest producers, Apollo Brown, The Regiment gives us a taste of what’s to come with their buzz single “Battle Cry”. Fans of the Detroit hip hop sound from artists such as Guilty Simpson, Black Milk, and Royce Da 5’9″ will embrace The Regiment as if they’ve been listening to them for years.

Look for their new mixtape, Back To Lyrics, dropping February 9th at KevinNottingham.com. Their album, Panic Button, will be released this summer on HiPNOTT Records. For more information, check their artist page at HiPNOTTRecords.com. Check out the new single “BATTLE CRY” from The Regiment’s upcoming HiPNOTT Records release, PANIC BUTTON:

The Regiment "Battle Cry" via HipNOTT Records | YouTube Music Video

The Regiment "The Panic Button" via HipNOTT Records | Bandcamp Audio

Modern day hip hop has become a battleground where false messiahs of materialism have often gained the upper hand, but MCs OSI and IseQold of the Regiment are the positive force for change in music. OSI had originally formed the Regiment as a vehicle to showcase his skills along with those of his partner C. Reid. Based in Detroit, they had done several shows locally before being selected to be part of the Rawkus 50, a compilation selected by Rawkus Records that represented a who’s who of today’s hottest emerging Hip Hop artists. The project was a success and the Regiment stood alongside some of the best upcoming hip hop in the nation. And while that would’ve been enough for some, OSI wanted more.

After the departure of Reid, OSI connected with IseQold, another Detroit MC who also shared a desire to make music that could speak to more than the materialistic. The battle for the soul of hip hop has been ongoing, but rather than simply watch and complain, OSI and Ise redefined the Regiment as something more than just two men. A regiment is comprised of a number of people fighting for a common cause, and when the cause is something as vast as hip hop itself, there’s no way two individuals alone can get the job done.

OSI and IseQold now lead the Regiment, a collective of fans and music lovers who want more from their music and are willing to join the battle. Dealing with the everyday struggles of trying to make it in a sometimes brutal world, the Regiment leaves the gold plated fantasies to others. Taking cues from artists diverse as KRS-1 and J-Dilla, the Regiment lyrically mixes the uplifting as well as the painfully truthful with production that hankers back to the days when hip hop wasn’t a dirty word, when people of all ages could listen and enjoy musical truth.

Artist Contact Info:
The Regiment | Twitter | Facebook

Keep it locked to Big Noise Radio for authentic hip-hop music from Detroit’s own – The Regiment!

Article: HiPNOTT Records
Editor: Noiseman
Image: The Regiment

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