Oakland, CA (December 9, 2004)–Lloyd Maines recently worked at Studio 880, producing tracks with SF-based Bluegrass favorites, The Waybacks with engineer Bruce Kaphan and assistant Marco Martin in Studio A. Meanwhile, Blackalicious has been buried in Studio C, hard at work putting together their upcoming release for Epitaph Records at 880. George Clinton dropped in to lay down a vocal for a guest appearance on the anticipated release.
MTV2 was in the 880 Entertainment Complex interviewing and shooting Zion I, who makes 880 their home with their production suite and management offices. They were part of the Dew Circuit Breakout, sponsored by Mountain Dew and MTV2. With the launch of their new label, Live Up Records, they are prepping their third full-length release True & Livin, due out Spring 2005.