Masta Ace Incorporated

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Masta Ace Incorporated was a hip hop crew formed by rapper Masta Ace. The group, also known as The I.N.C., included Eyceurokk (Eyce, Uneek and Rokkdiesel), Lord Digga, Paula Perry and R&B vocalist Leschea. Ace first gained notice in the rap world as a member of the legendary Juice Crew, and with the release of his acclaimed 1990 debut Take a Look Around, which featured an appearance from Eyceurokk. In 1992, Ace formed the I.N.C. crew and recorded their first group album, SlaughtaHouse, which was released in May 1993. Ace provided almost all of the rapping, with Lord Digga serving as the hype-man. Digga was also responsible for a bulk of the beats, producing five of the album's songs as part of the duo Bluez Brothers. Paula Perry was the main performer on the song "Who U Jackin'?", Leschea provided vocals for "Don't Fuck Around (Outro)", and Eyceurokk appeared on the tracks '"Slaughtahouse"' (as MC Negro & Ignant MC), "Ain't U Da Masta" and "Saturday Nite Live". The album was highly acclaimed, but sold only moderately well. Some versions of SlaughtaHouse included the hidden bonus track, "Born to Roll", which became a huge hit in 1994, breaking into the Top 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Eyceurokk split from the crew after SlaughtaHouse, leaving the group to four members.

In 1995, the crew released their second album, Sittin' On Chrome, which featured "Born to Roll", as well as two more Hot 100 hit singles, "The I.N.C. Ride" and "Sittin' on Chrome". The album, produced by Ace, Bluez Bruthas (Lord Digga and Witch Doctor), Uneek and Louie Vega, featured a sound Ace called "Brooklyn Bass Music". The album was also highly acclaimed, and sold better than SlaughtaHouse, but still wasn't able to push a strong amount of units. The crew split up in 1996, after Ace began having personal conflicts with Lord Digga and Paula Perry. Ace was largely missing from the scene until 2001, when he returned with his acclaimed solo album Disposable Arts. According to a 2006 interview on Prince Paul's XM Radio show, Ace stated that he and Lord Digga are finally speaking again, but Ace has yet to collaborate with either Digga or Paula Perry since the crew's break-up. However, he did work with Leschea on "Type I Hate" from his 2001 album, Disposable Arts and "Bklyn Masala" from his 2004 album, A Long Hot Summer.
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Albums

none Masta Ace Incorporated - SlaughtaHouse album art Masta Ace Incorporated SlaughtaHouse (Album, Comp) Delicious Vinyl none Germany 1993 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 8 32873 2 1 Masta Ace Incorporated - Sittin' On Chrome album art Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome (Album) Delicious Vinyl CDP 7243 8 32873 2 1 US 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

DMD 1946 Masta Ace Incorporated - Jeep Ass Niguh / Saturday Nite Live album art Masta Ace Incorporated Jeep Ass Niguh / Saturday Nite Live (Single, Maxi) Delicious Vinyl DMD 1946 US 1992 Sell This Version
DMD 2009 Masta Ace Incorporated - Summa' Madness '93 Remixes album art The Pharcyde / Masta Ace Incorporated The Pharcyde / Masta Ace Incorporated - Summa' Madness '93 Remixes Delicious Vinyl DMD 2009 US 1993 Sell This Version
4-10140 Masta Ace Incorporated - Slaughtahouse album art Masta Ace Incorporated Starring: MC Negro & The Ignorant MC Masta Ace Incorporated Starring: MC Negro & The Ignorant MC - Slaughtahouse (Maxi, Single) Delicious Vinyl 4-10140 US 1993 Sell This Version
4-98315 Masta Ace Incorporated - Born To Roll album art Masta Ace Incorporated Born To Roll (Single) Delicious Vinyl, Eastwest 4-98315 US 1994 Sell This Version
DMD 2130 Masta Ace Incorporated - The B-Side / Class Clown album art Masta Ace Incorporated / The Wascals Masta Ace Incorporated / The Wascals - The B-Side / Class Clown Delicious Vinyl DMD 2130 US 1994 Sell This Version
PRCD 5729 Masta Ace Incorporated - The B-Side album art Masta Ace Incorporated The B-Side(CD, Single, Promo) Delicious Vinyl PRCD 5729 US 1994 Sell This Version
Y 7243 8 58452 1 5 Masta Ace Incorporated - Sittin' On Chrome album art Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome (Maxi, Single) Delicious Vinyl Y 7243 8 58452 1 5 US 1995 Sell This Version
none Masta Ace Incorporated - The INC Ride album art Masta Ace Incorporated The INC Ride (Maxi, Single) Delicious Vinyl, Capitol Records none US 1994 Sell This Version
SPRO-11202 Masta Ace Incorporated - Turn It Up / Top Ten List album art Masta Ace Incorporated Turn It Up / Top Ten List Delicious Vinyl SPRO-11202 US 1996 Sell This Version
S-31429 Masta Ace Incorporated - Brooklyn Dubs EP album art Masta Ace Incorporated Brooklyn Dubs EP(12") South Paw Records S-31429 US 1996 Sell This Version
61044-71912-1 Masta Ace Incorporated - Born To Roll / Saturday Night Live / Top 10 List album art Masta Ace Incorporated Born To Roll / Saturday Night Live / Top 10 List Delicious Vinyl 61044-71912-1 US 1998 Sell This Version
DV 9036 Masta Ace Incorporated - Aaron LaCrate & Debonair Samir RMXS album art Young MC / Masta Ace Inc* Young MC / Masta Ace Inc* - Aaron LaCrate & Debonair Samir RMXS (Maxi) Delicious Vinyl DV 9036 US 2008 Sell This Version
COMBO 004 Masta Ace Incorporated - The INC Ride / Saturday Nite Live album art Masta Ace Incorporated The INC Ride / Saturday Nite Live(7") Large Combo COMBO 004 2021 Sell This Version
none Masta Ace Incorporated - Chief Rocka / Born To Roll / Blah Blah Blah album art Lords Of The Underground / Masta Ace Incorporated / Blahzay Blahzay Lords Of The Underground / Masta Ace Incorporated / Blahzay Blahzay - Chief Rocka / Born To Roll / Blah Blah Blah(12", EP) Not On Label none Unknown Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Masta Ace Incorporated - Project Tour '95 Sampler Cassette album art Masta Ace Incorporated Project Tour '95 Sampler Cassette(Cass, Advance, Promo, Smplr) Delicious Vinyl, Capitol Records none US 1995 Sell This Version