The Hood Cartel T.H.C

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Hip Hop, Pop, Crunk, Rap R&B More...


Phoenix AZ United States

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Member since: 05/11/2015 Year Founded: 2006


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  • Original material: 10 hrs : 30 min
  • Average Draw: 200
  • Largest crowd: 2,700
  • Have sound: No PA
  • Original Songs: 100
  • CDs released: 8
  • CDs sold: 15000


Crondo and Trae-G are the two creative minds behind the The Hood Cartel Movement aka Cartel Gang hailing from Phoenix, Arizona. These two started creating music as a past time but the streets demanded more and they started recording in 2006 to start The Hood Cartel. To help expand their music ventures they launched The Hood Cartel Records,llc The two used to record songs together as a past time, but eventually the demands of their listeners grew fast. "We were getting a lot of good feedback from the community, so we decided to move forward," said Crondo.

They have a variety of musical influences including 2pac, Notorious Big, Master P Ice Cube, Pimp C, and Outkast. They are inspired by good music in all genres of hip hop. They understand the importance of being an artist with a message but also making you feel their music. The groups sound can be described as West Coast with the intense energy that is mostly associated with down south music. The duo has lived through good and bad life situations and obtain a natural ability to tell these scenarios through rhyme.

They have experienced setbacks from betrayal to incarceration and seemingly everything in between; but instead of allowing it to crush them, they matured from each situation. The group solidified their buzz in the South West region by releasing a powerful discography that includes several mixtapes and an album. With Mixtape downloads and views over 100,000 on Datpiff. The Hood Cartel THC has worked with several talented local artists including: Martel Cartel, Bruce Wayne, and recording artist Crooked I, Do or Die, Lil Eazy E, Spider Loc, WC, Mc Eiht, The Game, Bone Thugs In Harmony, E-40 and more.

Awards and Accolades: The Hood Cartel S.W.U.M.A (Southwest Urban Music Awards) for Best Rap Group.
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