The Alchemist

20 Best Alchemist Beats (2008-2013)
The Alchemist has been one of rap's premiere beatmakers for over a decade now. The California native has produced songs for artists ranging from Group Home to Snoop Dogg, and anyone in between. And while ALC is known for his gutter contributions to Prodigy's 'H.N.I.C.' and for hi…
Boldy James – ‘Moochie’ Prod. The Alchemist
Boldy James may have dropped a new mixtape, 'Jammin' 30: In The Morning,' just last week, but its his collaboration album with The Alchemist that we've all been eagerly awaiting. Today we're treated to the title ('My 1st Chemistry Set'), release date (Oct. 15) and …
The Alchemist – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
Before becoming a rapper and a producer for some of the biggest names in the game, the Alchemist was just another well-off kid growing up in Beverly Hills attending high school with future celebs like Angelina Jolie. Born Alan Daniel Maman, ALC lived a comfortable life as the son of a dent…
‘How High': Songs About Drugs From UGK, Afroman + More
Producer The Alchemist and rapper Oh No, under the name Gangrene, recently released their drug-inspired LP, 'Vodka & Ayahuasca.' The hip-hop duo have a knack for keeping things simple yet complex on the effort. The authentic rhymes and beats satisfy rap fans but the album's ti…
Gangrene Make ‘Vodka & Ayahuasca’ in a Dump Truck
Leave it to Gangrene -- comprised of lauded hip-hop producer The Alchemist and rap figure Oh No -- to record one of the songs off their new album, 'Vodka & Ayahuasca,' inside a dump truck. Yes, an actual dump truck. Fittingly titled after the construction vehicle, the track is just…
Producers Alchemist and Oh No Form Gangrene
The Alchemist and Oh No can both rap but they are mostly known as producers for some of the biggest acts around, including Mobb Deep, Jadakiss, Eminem, Lil Wayne and Mos Def. While pretty different stylistically, both are hardcore hip-hop heads and have joined forces for a special collaborative albu…