Styles of Beyond is an underground American hip-hop band from San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California >>>>>>>.
After some demos, Styles of Beyond participates in the Wake Up Show, a show that welcomes respected rappers such as Eminem, Jay-Z and The Notorious B.I.G. In the late 1990s, the group met their collaborator Mike Shinoda who will later become producer and singer of the band Linkin Park. The group finally released two albums, 2000 Fold (1998), and Megadef (2003).
Styles of Beyond is announced by Shinoda for his solo album under his name Fort Minor, The Rising Tied , published on November 25, 2005. The band is participating to seven songs on the album, including singles Remember the Name and Believe me . The group joins Fort Minor on tour for the promotion of the album. After the tour of The Rising Tied , Styles of Beyond is signed to the label of Shinoda Machine Shop Recordings, and its parent label Warner Bros. Records, their first major label>. The group was later added to Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour in 2007.
Styles of Beyond publishes a mixtape on July 31, 2007, Razor Tag , presented and mixed by DJ Green Lantern. Razor Tag is the band's first album at Machine Shop and Warner Bros. labels. The band releases its third album, Reseda Beach , in collaboration with RZA, Apathy, Celph Titled, Sixx John, and Mike Shinoda. The album is produced by the group, Shinoda, J Dilla and Scoop DeVille. One of the songs from the album, "Second to None" , with Shinoda, is included in the Transformers soundtrack. Second to None is also included in the promotional tapes of Prison Break and K-City, as well as in the trailer for the film You Do not Mess with the Zohan . The group also made a brief appearance in the Busta Rhymes "We Made It " title clip, which was posted on April 29, 2008.