Darkest Before Dawn is a Bay Area compilation set to release this summer. The project features a collection of the most talented up + coming and established hip-hop artists in the Bay Area. The compilation includes 9 completely new tracks from over 15 different artists produced exclusively by SMKA. The project is hosted by Thizzler on the Roof and presented by C4.
“Know Bout Us” features Oakland rapper DB Tha General and San Francisco’s Fillmore District representative DaVinci.
The project was recorded over 4 months in San Francisco at 37 Hundred Studios. The recording sessions were filmed by Left Lane Films to capture the creative process and conception of each record. We will be periodically releasing BTS recording session videos as well as two full-length music videos off the compilation.
Artists include: Mistah Fab, The Jacka, Roach Gigz, DaVinci, DB The General, Erk Tha Jerk, iamsu!, Moe Green, Nio Tha Gift, Willie Joe, A-1, Young Gully, Shady Blaze, Symba, Zumbi, Richie Cunning, Amaar & Cousin Fik.