I got into Hip Hop way back when I was in Nigeria, but really I've been exposed to the art of rhyming from the first time I heard Nigerian poets putting words together. Back in the day I listened to the Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa and Whodini. I started rhyming properly to LL Cool J's tracks and EPMD I use to rap to my classmates @ school in Nigeria beat on the wooden desk for the beats –rough rugged & raw./
NDT is made up of Ca$hino (emcee), DBlack (emcee) & SD (dj) with affiliates like Paragon, Modenine, Dil of Blaq Money.
Ca$hino’s Power Moves EP was released on vinyl only in 1999, the EP received heavy airplay from all specialist shows,
majors and pirate stations in the UK, as well being successfully in the UK it was also heavily played in Germany, France, Nigeria and in the US Atl, Connecticut and in other parts of the USA.
Since then Ca$hino and other NDT members have featured on various other projects and compilations most notably Tim Westwood’s Presents UK Hip-Hop Vol. 1 and a press/radio/magazine campaign for BT’s (British Telecom) online music site.
In 2001/2002 Ca$hino released the Subterranean album on his own Label Rugged-Style Records. The CD is available in UK, Germany, Greece, Spain, Canada, Norway & all online stores such as Amazon, HMV, Tower records and Virgin Mega store. The Subterranean video also received heavy airplay on MTV UK, MTV France amongst other TV outlets.
2007 should see the release on Ca$hino’s second album Strong Tower with collaborations from PMD of EPMD, Paragon, Modenine and a whole NDT section which will have a compilation of Nigerian influenced NDT tracks from Ca$h & D'Black.
Take Over Mix Tape Vol.1[UnderDaRock Ent – USA#NYC] – Track 1 ‘Set It Off’ by Ca$hino (18th August 2006)
The Long Road, Paragon album [No Dough Records -UK] –Track 9 Music Paragon Feat. NDT (Feb 2004)
KO-Laboration, German released compilation album by MC Flavour [Big Flavour Records BFRCD009 - Germany]- Track 9 MC FLAVOUR feat. CA$HINO - WW III
(13 th Oct 2003)
The Subterranean track also features on Westwood Presents UK Hip-Hop 2002 Vol. 1
Available from [TrusttheDJ.com – UK] and worldwide release date (29th July 2002)
The release of the SUBTERRANEAN album by CA$HINO [Rugged-Style Records- RSNDTCD001- UK] available in the UK (HMV, Virgin Tower Records, Amazon &.., Germany, Spain, Canada, Norway & all online stores. (2001 - 2002)
CA$HINO featured in a BT [British Telecom – UK] national press & radio campaign for the http://www.getoutthere.bt.com website the full pages adverts were in Mp3, DJ, M8 & other magazines that were available all around the world. (2000)
The “Power Moves EP” was released on vinyl only [Rugged-Style Records- UK] the EP received heavy airplay from all
specialist shows major and pirate stations in the UK, as well being successfully in the UK
the EP was also heavily played in Germany, France, Nigeria and in the States in Atlanta, Connecticut and in other parts of the USA.(Sep 1999)
CA$HINO also featured on a Compilation called “Street Sampler Vol. 1” [No Dough Records -UK] on a track ‘Better Recognise’ the CD featured the UK's finest hip hop & R&B acts released on No Dough Records. (1998)
April 1998 also saw the release of the UnKut Raw tape [Rugged-Style Records- UK]
which was also sold on the streets. (1998) and CA$HINO put out over 300 tapes of his “Hardcore EP” and sold them in
colleges/Universities around London.(1997)