Ghetto Concept

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Bio

Ghetto Concept is a Canadian hip-hop duo from Toronto, Ontario, Canada composed of rappers Kwajo Cinqo and Dolo. Infinite, who is currently a solo artist, is a former member of the group. Ghetto Concept has worked alongside some of the biggest names in the industry, with a list including Run-DMC, Brand Nubian, Sticky Fingaz of Onyx and Eminem. Kwajo Cinqo (Kwajo Boateng) and Dolo (Lowell Frazier) formed Ghetto Concept in 1989, hailing from the Rexdale and Lawrence Heights neighbourhoods of Toronto. Their first single "Certified" was released in 1993, by independent label Groove-a-Lot Records and in 1995, they released their Canadian classic "E-Z On Tha Motion". The group respectively won Juno Awards in 1995 and 1996 for both records. In 1995, Infinite's brother was murdered, and shortly after he left Ghetto Concept. Before the separation, Ghetto Concept recorded a tribute to his brother entitled "Much Love", and it was released as a single and video in 1996. Ghetto Concept created 7Bills Entertainment in 1996. The remaining duo released their self-titled debut album Ghetto Concept in 1998, and released the singles "Krazy World" and "Precious Metals" (Sticky Fingaz was featured on the remix "Heavy Metals"). Their most popular single was a 2001 remix of their track "Too Much", entitled "Still Too Much", which featured Maestro, Kardinal Offishall, Red-1, Ironside and Snow. In 2002, they released a second album, "Ghetto Concept Presents...7 Bills All-Stars: Da Album". In 2004, Kwajo Cinqo founded G7 Records, is a record label distributed by the Universal Music Group meant as a subsidiary of Global 7 Entertainment Inc. This company performs sound recording, music publishing, digital distribution, artist management, merchandising, film, and concert production.



Discography

  • Ghetto Concept
  • Ghetto Concept (1998)
  • Ghetto Concept Presents...7 Bills All-Stars: Da Album (2002)




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