Rap is still with us. While the past has brought with it sometimes disturbing, bland or questionably talented rappers, interesting and credible rap artists continue to emerge as well.
2004 will reveal the latter with the solo debut of Barak Records' Phat Kat aka Ronnie Cash and his new album The Undeniable Lp.
Phat Kat (whose real name is Ron Watts) is also known worldwide by his fans as the fifth member of one of Rap/Hip Hop favorite groups, Slum Village. The Detroit native met the members of the group and a musical friendship was quickly formed. He and Jay Dee (Producer and member of the Slum Village actually formed a group together). Recalls Phat Kat "In the spirit of Gang Starr, me and Jay Dee named ourselves 1st Down.