Alternative Rap
Northern League, kicked off their career not with an album or single, but with a slew of television,soundtrack and movie appearances. Member A.B. and producer FS Beatz(Ming+Fs) met while attending high school in their hometown of New Haven,CT. After graduating, the duo cut and began to shop various demos, while also making their mark on the indie band scene, they quickly recruited a younger Keith Logan in 2003 and began there attack on the mix-tape world, racking up 20,000+sales independently. At the same time, A.B. and Keith developed budding relationships at MTV/VH1 Networks and landed music placements on a number of the network's shows,including The Real World, Yo Momma, Bam's UnHoly Union,etc. Producer FS Beatz (Ming+FS) took notice of the duos chemistry, quickly partnering with A.B to create, Hustle Now/Patriarch Recordings ( The trio immediately cut tracks that would later appear in various other major television networks such as ESPN's Tilt,HBO's Entourage,& Showtime's Weeds also branching into the world of indie films (The Architect,Delirious,Big Money,and The Courier). In 2007, Northern League’s list of credits continued to grow, as their music was featured in CSI:MIAMI,CSI NY and numerous other CBS and ABC broadcasts,closing the year providing Sony films with there debut single, "Gone In Sixty Seconds," for use in the major motion picture Stomp The Yard. Northern League's debut album, Wet Paint brings sophisticated yet flashy street anthems that proved to be more than a solid effort from the duo.This one is sure to deliver on the block and in the burbs(Source Magazine qoute) in 2008 the release earned the group BillBoard Magazine featured artist and breakthrough artist in Hip Hop Connection(UK) as well as H.B.Vs cd and video of the year award for 08 and 09. Their list of credits grew once more featuring new music in MTVs Making The Band 4 as well Paris Hiltons My BFF series.2009/2010 the sky is the limit with touring scheduled and opening up for such names as Slaughter House,Junior Mafia,Kool Keith,Tim DOG, D12,Dipset and Lloyd Banks as well as the release of the Hustle Now volume 1 and 2 and the Bomb Shelter mix series,the duo looks to further their licensing business and show a strong presence in the media world proving that they are not your average hip hop group by having a universal outlook on the music business they manage to stay 2 steps ahead of the industry demand.