The Strain

by Double Helix

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Double Helix's "The Strain", EP Album Has Arrived! Double Helix is The Hip Hop Duo, Illastr8ed emcee/producer and The Grand Architect emcee/producer. Three years in the making, the album first came in to fruition when Double Helix locked in the initial collaborative track "Going On Tour" featuring Main Flow. Then DH completed the other super single off the album, "So Smooth" featuring J Sands and Rashad. The crew just kept linking up with the perfect combinations for musical magic, now over international boarders Double Helix works with Akalmy a group thoroughly established in French Hip Hop scene. As the material kept growing so did the bond between the two already powerful forces. Grand Architect and Illastra8ed have solidified more upcoming projects including an LP to fully showcase their musical aptitude. Announcement date for "The Strain" EP are as follows 1/1/2012 Pre Orders commence, then 3/6/12 It Drops! Login More Information To Come!

Track List Leak:

1. Point Of Origin Feat Cut By DJ Codebreaka
2. The Foundation Feat Project O
3. Keep Classy
4. Going On Tour Feat Main Flow
5. Before I Even Met You Feat Akalmy
6. For The Fans
7. So Smooth Feat J Sands and Rashad
8. Cruise The Scene


released March 6, 2012

All Tracks Recorded at The "Kitchen" Studios Rio Rancho, NM.

All Tracks Mixed, Arranged and Mastered By The Grand Architect.

Trust Uno Appears Courtesy Of TNT (Trust and Trebol Ent.)

All Artwork Original and Generated By Paragone Celestial and Diverge (Darrin Williams)

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