In 1988 underground Hip-Hop artist Hugh-EMC hooked up with one of the Bay Area's most popular DJs, "Scratch Master T (now known as DJ-X1)formed the group Hugh-EMC and DJ Rock. They released the now classing single,Its the Game helping to create what would become the Friscosound. In 1989 the duo released the EP (Extended Play)Pimp Style This four song EP was recorded with one of Too Shorts original producers, the highly talented Al Eaton. Selling over 4,000 copies, Hugh-E parlayed this success into a project that he will forever be identitified with - The Gangsta-Knowledge EP... All songs from this EP are considered classic but the song H-Nigga Grove better known as Keep a Bitch Broke is a Bay Area Athem. This song has remained popular ever since & can still be heard on commercial Radio stations such as KMEL and of course on 89.5FM KPOO.Currently reunited with DJ-X1 the long awaited release of Hugh-E’s next project will drop in 2009. The” BAY AREA ORIGINATORZ” promises to cause a seizmic shift in the Bay Area’s Hip-Hop scene. Hugh-EMC promises to be even more prolific in the coming years.