(Masta Ace, Wordsworth, Punchline, Stricklin)
eMC is a hip hop crew composed of rappers Masta Ace, Wordsworth, Punchline and Stricklin. Though not officially formed as a group until 2005, the crew came together in 2001 while touring together on Masta Ace’s Disposable Arts tour.
In 2006, the group’s first collaborative track was released online, titled “Four Brothers”. eMC’s first group effort, The Show was released on iTunes on February 26, and the CD release was on March 25. A single from the album, “What It Stand For”, was released in July 2007, and is available for free download on the group’s MySpace page. It features production from Nicolay.
On January 21, 2014, it was announced the group was signed to the newly re-founded Penalty Entertainment, which is run under Sony and distributed by RED Distribution. “Spun A Web” was their first single since the new signing, produced by David E Beats and released on February 24th, 2014. It samples Coldplay’s “Trouble”, from their debut album Parachutes.