In 1988 underground Hip-Hop artist Hugh EMC hooked up with one fo the Bay Area's most popular DJs, "Scratch Master T (now known as DJ-X1) and formed the group Hugh EMC and DJ Rock. They released the now classing single, "Its the Game", helping to create what would become the "Frisco" sound.
In 1989 the duo released the EP (Extended Play) "Pimp Style". This four song EP was recorded with one of Too Short's original producers, the highly talented Al Eaton. Selling over 4,000 copies, Hugh E parlayed this success into a project that he will forever be identitified with - The "Gangsta-Knowledge" EP... All songs from this EP are considered classic's and the song "H-Nigga's Grove" better known as "Keep a Bitch Broke" is a Bay Area Athem. This song has remained popular eversince and can still be heard on commercial Radio stations such as KMEL and of course on 89.5FM KPOO where Hugh EMC has had a weekly Hip-Hop show every Saturday from 7pm to 10pm.
Hugh has been deep in the game and is a original member of the infamous "Outta Control Fillmoe" Gang. Hugh once a drug dealer and gang banger, now uses his under world back ground and street connections to work with youth and the homeless population in San Francisco Bay Area. Currently reunited with DJ-X1 the long awaited release of Hugh-E’s next project will drop in August. The” BAY AREA ORIGINATORZ” promises to cause a seizmic shift in the Bay Area’s Hip-Hop scene. Still sticking to his “Gangsta-Scientist” philosophy the album is filled with gritty street stories coupled with words of wisdom and uplifting knowledge. Hugh EMC promises to be even more prolific in the coming years.