J.M.S. Joint Of The Week: Ill-Advised - "Against The Grain" (1996)














Comprised of rappers Baby Blak, Mr. Lish, and occasionally Rasheed (aka Maylay Sparks) the crew put out a number of 12'' in the mid-to-late 1990's on Quake City and later Eastern Conference Records


Quake City is a label out of Philly. Ill Advised recorded two albums for them that were only released in Japan under the “Blue Dolphin” imprint. In the States Quake City Records released number of 12'' from the Ill-Advised crew, the first being the obscure “Against the Grain/Kwestions/Through the Eye" (1996), the second being the college radio hit "N.A.M.E.S./Encore", and the last two the "1.9.8.6/Internal Affairs" joint and another pressing with a remix featuring The Roots. Ill-Advised were also featured heavily on the first or second Eastern Conference Records 12'' with the songs "Captivating Cultivating", "All In Together Now" which featured Pauly Yams, and "Know A Little Nigga". Baby Blak is also featured on the original version of "Open Mic Night". 
Credit Discogs

Ill Advised - Against The Grain

Bonus Joints: RasheedIndustrypartybumrusha

Baby Blak -Wake Up
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