Boom Bap Project

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Boom Bap Project
Origin Seattle, WA
Genres Hip hop, Northwest hip hop
Years active 2001-Present
Labels Rhymesayers Entertainment
Associated acts Oldominion, Jake One, DJ Scene
Members Karim, DJ Scene, and Destro

Boom Bap Project is an underground hip hop group formed in Seattle, Washington, currently signed to Rhymesayers record label. The group recently relocated to the San Francisco Bay area after lifetimes spent in the Pacific Northwest. The group's core members are Karim, DJ Scene, and Destro.[1] Karim, a University of Oregon graduate, grew up in San Francisco. He then went to the University of Oregon, where Zach Johnson (future Stuck Records founder) met him, bringing him to Seattle and introducing him to oldominion and specifically Destro; then known as Dom. DJ Scene, a renowned turntablist in the Seattle scene, replaced original DJ Tre; a nice guy who was talented but just didn't fit in with the proudly self-proclaimed "Dickheads" of Karim and Destro. The group claims "The Boom Bap Project stands for one thing...preservation of true hiphop music and culture." They have worked with producer Jake One, and collaborated with such rappers as L'Roneous, Gift of Gab, Rakaa Iriscience, and Pep Love.[2]


  • Circumstance Dictates, (Stuck Records, 2001)
  1. Circumstance Dictates Intro
  2. Writers Guild
  3. Odds on Favorite
  4. All Stars
  5. Who's That
  6. The Trade
  7. Net Worth
  8. Take It to the Stage
  9. All I Have Left
  • Reprogram, (Rhymesayers, 2005)
  1. Resurrected
  2. Welcome to Seattle
  3. 1,2,3,4
  4. Wyle Out ft. Gift of Gab
  5. Get Up, Get Up
  6. The Label Guy skit
  7. Followin' Formulas
  8. Rock the Spot
  9. Cut Down Ya Options ft. Rakaa
  10. The Back Bone of Hip-Hop ft. Vinroc
  11. Sho Shot
  12. Ammunition ft. Lifesavas
  13. Reprogram ft. Choklate and Snafu
  14. War of the Roses ft. Grayskul
  15. Sounds of the Street (Bonus Track)
  • The Shake Down, (Rhymesayers, 2007)
  1. The Shakedown
  2. Dealing With All of This ft. Peegee 13
  3. Get With This ft. One Be Lo
  4. Again (Mistakes)
  5. Rules ft. Libretto
  6. The Really
  7. The Wind (N. Lang's Joint)
  8. Turn It Up
  9. Keep On ft. The Cuf
  10. Roll Call ft. Vitamin D
  11. The Struggle (Destro's Joint)
  12. Kindness for a Weakness ft. Snafu & Syndel
  13. West Coast Offense ft. Writers Block
  14. Conscious Rappers ft. Cool Nuts


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  2. ^
  • Riverfront Times
  • Matos, Michaelangelo. "Boom Bap Project," Seattle Times. 15 June 2005. Pg 58

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