Label: Diggin Breaks Records - DIG-8 • Series: Diggin - 8 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Unofficial Release • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Soul, Funk, Disco
Illa also known as E. After his music began circulating throughout Chicago's inner-city and college radio stations abroad, E. Illa started solidifying himself as one of the few well-respected white rap artists of an era in rap history when most non-black rappers were quickly dismissed. In E. The CD was Illa's most successful Gangster Boogie - Various - Diggin #Eight to that point selling more than 8, copies locally. This success prompted a quick follow-up in when Wicked Entertainment released E.
During this time, Illa was featured on the cover of several publications, including Thrasher Magazine and Urb Magazine. While E. By The end ofE. The album's first single and video "Old School Tactics" featured E. In the year E. Illa's accessibility as owner of The Tip store allowed him to reemerge as a local celebrity of sorts.
Illa was featured on the cover of Murder Dog Magazine and Crying Games - Lucky Dube - The Way It Is rap publications in preparation for his new national return. Illa sold his retail store The Tip shortly after in November and the location was closed by the new owners roughly six months later.
The interview was an in-depth 3 hour feature where Gangster Boogie - Various - Diggin #Eight candidly answered questions from fans regarding his absence and detailed his more than 15 year rap career. Illa is no longer known to be recording music and his professional whereabouts are unknown.
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