Record Label: Doxside Music Group
Planet Asia is one of the most hardest-working independent hip-hop artist of our generation. Hailing from Fresno, California, PA has traveled and toured the world and hasn't lost steam since he broke in to the big scene in 1998. With over 20 releases of his own, Planet Asia has an illustrious list of collaborations with hip-hop heavyweights like Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, DJ Muggs, Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Talib Kweli, Alchemist, Dilated Peoples, Strong Arm Steady as well as rock band Linkin Park. One collaboration with Mystic in 2002 landed him a Grammy nomination. In the year 2004, PA connected with TzariZM, an up & coming producer/MC out of Orlando, FL.
TzariZM has quietly built a lengthy resume' that includes collaborations with Joell Ortiz, Akrobatik, Homeboy Sandman,The Beatnuts, Apathy & Celph Titled, Wordsworth, Oddisee, Q-Unique and more. He has also produced music for many popular TV shows including Dancing With The Stars, Jersey Shore, Pimp My Ride, E! True Hollywood Story and many more. TzariZM's sound is often said to have a monstrous presence that predominantly celebrates hard drums and breaks with energetic samples and melodies. Planet Asia and TzariZM created an album for the true-schoolers and fans of hardcore boom-bap soundscapes. Via Satellite is an album described in one word...Aggressive.