Real music and real artists always stand the test of time. Brownsville, Brooklyn’s Mash Out Posse is no exception. After penetrating pop culture with their smash hit “Ante Up” more than 10 years ago, the duo of Billy Danze and Lil Fame is still putting out quality music with a new album, Sparta, produced entirely by The Snowgoons, dropping later this month. M.O.P. sat down with TWV to discuss the album, their views on the current state of hip hop and what they’re doing to give back to up and coming unsigned artists.
The Well Versed: Let’s get right into the new album. How did you guys hook up with (production team) The Snowgoons?
Billy Danze: That happened through the label. The Snowgoons have some type of deal with Babygrande Records. The owner of the label called and asked if we would be willing to possibly do a project with them. They sent over a massive amount of beats that were all hot, literally like 100 hundred beats. So we were like “Fuck it.” They’re great producers so it was easy to put this thing together.
TWV: Fame, did you do any producing on this album?
Fame: Nah, The Snowgoons handled everything on this one. But I’m still doing my thing and after this album I’ll be back in the studio. Read more…