A West Coastline underground rapper/manufacturer using a self-depreciating love of life, Hold Grand made a name for himself using the full-length album Thanks for visiting Broakland, recorded on four-track in his bedroom and self-released in 1999. Later on re-released in 2002 on well-regarded Bay Region label Bomb Hip-Hop Information, the recording didn’t sell very much, but it do attract a substantial if small pursuing. One particular who noticed the recording and took desire for Hold Grand was DJ Style from your group Foreign Legion, who provided him a documenting contract along with his label, Appear Records. Hold Grand produced his label debut in 2004 using the Poppin’ Pouches solitary, which he co-produced with DJ Style and which features AG from your group D.We.T.C. around the remix. In 2008 Hold Grand released his second recording, Brokelore, on Appear Records.