Columbus local J. Rawls began to make enthusiasts for himself within the hip-hop community like a maker when his paths “Yo, Yeah” and “Dark brown Skin Woman” (the second option eventually something of the headphone traditional) were presented on Mos Def and Talib Kweli’s effective Black Star cooperation. Unbeknownst to numerous those new enthusiasts, though, his duo Lone Catalysts, with Pittsburgh rapper J. Sands, have been knocking across the periphery from the scene because the middle-’90s. The group started to make its ripples within the last few years from the 10 years by dropping several well-received 12″ singles and showing up on several well-known compilation series (Superappin’, HIPHOP Independents Day time) in addition to placing out the six-song EP THE START, before finally tackling HIPHOP, their debut 2000 full-length for his or her own nascent self-employed label B.U.K.A. Entertainment. The Catalysts Documents adopted in 2002, also on B.U.K.A..