Planet Asia is planning a grand entry into the New Year. The
Fresnso, California native is launching a three part album series titled The
Medi-Cali Trilogy, which draws upon the healthy talents of an eclectic
array of artists and producers.
one, The Sickness, Part One, features production by Khalil, Jake One,
D-Cyde, and Amp Live, along with guest appearances from Moka Only, Rasco, Flii
Stylz, Mitchy Slick and Killa Ben.
The rapper teams
up with the West Coast Mixtape King, DJ Warrior, in the second part of the trilogy,
Planet Asia leaves the best for last: the trilogy’s final part, The Medicine,
is produced by Evidence and features the work of Black Thought, Prodigy, Strong
Arm Steady, Dilated Peoples, Defari, Babu, Revolution, and Shake da Mayor.
The three albums
are follow-ups to Asia’s album, The Grand Opening.
Planet Asia formed
his own label, Gold Chain Music, shortly after leaving a deal that went sour
with Interscope Records.
Part One hits stores Jan. 31, 2006 on Gold Chain Music/Copter Records.