ANT LIVE (Boombapkings.com)
Detroit Antlive has been rocking Hip Hop since the 1980s. Antlive was discovered by Chuck D of Public Enemy at age 17. After a brief trip to New York in 1991, a record deal followed with Ced Gee of the Ultramagnetic Mc's. Next Plateau/London Polygram records signed the Group. MF911 is one of Detroit’s 1st hiphop acts to be signed to a major recording deal in 1992.
In 1993, MF911 album “Idol The Bloodsport” was released. Opportunity proved to be long lasting for Antlive embarking on a recording studio, production, and engineering career before becoming a local radio producer/personality at Detroit’s FM98 WJLB in 1994.
Known for authentic hardcore production, chopped samples, sounding nothing like the original version, the BoomBapKing was created. During the turn of the century, Antlive resourced his production abilities to RZA, Allah Mathematics, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Proof, Hush, Rj Rice, Chuck D, Jam Master Jay, J Dilla, Scarface, MF911 and more.
Since 2012, Antlive has joined forces with various underground artist and producers to create conceptualized boombap albums as the Rocknrollas, Skeletor, I got Beats, Cocaine Niggas throughout the world currently being released through Slamjamz the home label of Chuck D, Easy Mo Bee & Public Enemy!