Metropolis Gold


The Actual


All City


The Brooklyn-based hip hop duo All City comprised rappers J. Mega and Greg Valentine. The duo came together in 1993 after back-to-back solo performances at a Lyricists' Lounge open mic session; both performers so impressed the crowd and each other that they decided to team up.

Signing with Onyx's label Armee, All City issued their debut LP, Metropolis God, in 1998.


Hailing from the streets of Brooklyn, All City put together a great debut release, METROPOLIS GOLD. Providing us with a steady dose of neck-crackin' beatz, All City rip track after track while throwing hook-laden melodies into the mix. "Who Dat" and "Metrotheme" offer the listener a glimpse into the All City world. The two New Yorkers share their Brooklyn experience with tracks like "Ded Right," "Afta Hourz", and "Just Live". Also check for "The Hot Joint (remix)," "Favorite Things," "Timez Iz Hard", and "Daydreaming."

All City: J. Mega, Greg Valentine. Additional personnel includes: ONYX, Native Souls (rap vocals); Ronny Butler (guitar); Dave Burnett (bass); Don Elliott (drum programming). Producers include: DJ Premier, Pete Rock, DJ Clark Kent, Fredro Starr, Latif King. Engineers: Don Elliott, Dan Carns, Tony Hightower. Recorded at Streetlight Music Inc. and Mirror Image, New York, New York.