Seven the General Rapper/Actor/CEO From Detroit Michigan, who has wrote with and for Major artist such as K'jon, Multi-Platinum recording artists D12, Redman, Royce da 59, J Dilla & Esham amongst a slew of other artist. Seven is Dubbed the HARDEST WORKING ARTIST IN MICHIGAN for his relentless work ethic and drive. Seven the General has Acting to add to his resume as well films (the Ghost of Saint Aubin, Opposite Direction) Seven gain nationwide notoriety from the now infamous crime documentary "the Murder City Detroit 100 years of Crime & Violence" availalbe at Blockbuster as well as NetFlix and other online out lets. The Documentary has gone on to be an educational tool in criminal law classes around the United States. As of Late Seven has been working closely with G Unit/Danny Brown producer Nick Speed as well as some more powerful producers such as Silent Riot, (MMG) Olympicks, the Chemist (we the best)
If you’re from the Detroit Hip Hop scene, then you’re aware of the large disconnect between those that people would consider, “Hip Hop,” and those people would consider, “street.” Enter Seven The General. Not to be confused as anything other than who he is, Seven spent 9 years, 3 months, and 17 days in prison. Off first glance of Seven and his history, you’d instantly want to categorize him as a street rapper but Seven The General‘s ability to mold and transcend both sub-genre scenes of rap is nothing short of amazing.
Discography: "Bout Time
"the Sanctum Sanctorum
"Stars & Stripes the Elian Gonzolez story
"A.R.T. the DIA project"
Read the Review of Seven the General's latest album
"Detroit Hip-Hop is in a great place right now. Talent is everywhere and coming from all angles, producing a variety of sounds for a multitude of listeners worldwide. One of the gifted currently staking his claim in the Motor City’s revival is Seven The General. With his latest A.R.T. project, the 313 OG shows an immense amount of diversity and delivers an exhibit that more than deserves the praise of his more notable counterparts.
Despite really only being known regionally, local followers will hear this perfectly-executed ten-track tape and notice how Seven has clearly marched his way up from a being a good hood rapper doing open mics to a well-rounded MC capable of taking his music career well beyond his Westside capital surroundings. Instead of gloating trap raps, this listening experience from the baritone thug poet features everything from sketchy street scenes (“iWitness”) and hard-nosed singles (“Show Up”) to bouncy OutKast-esque singalongs (“Knowhere”) and Better Made beach tunes (“Gwap Talk”) – all of which are masterfully backed by Nick Speed’s imaginative production. Shit, “Stupid Fruity Loud Pack” is built from damn Sonic The Hedgehog samples and still manages to let The General display his skilled delivery tactics.
All in all, this A.R.T. (The DIA Project) tape displays next level talent from someone who deserves the right to have recognition alongside the other Detroit players currently getting next level shine. You might not the know the name now, but watch the video for “Show Up” and then download the full tape below and Seven The General is one that’ll become well-known in your iTunes, at the very least."
Beware. 2013 Seven the General & Nick Speed - A.R.T. (The DIA Project) Mixtape. retrieved on June 27, 2013 from
"A.R.T. the DIA project" available at 7theGeneral.com as well as iTunes and all other major retailers