Shortly after their music got passed on to music producer Flying Lotus, and after performing a few shows for him he signed them to his "Brainfeeder" label. Febuary 1st, 2013 The Underachievers dropped their infamous "Indigoism" mixtape which boasted singles such as Herb Shuttles, and the aforementioned Gold Soul Theory. The Underachievers mainly attacked the scene as a duo, with AK dropping some songs here and there but Issa remaining silent. That is until the wake of their "Cellar Door:Terminus UT Exordium" both Issa and AK dropped a solo project. Issa's project is titled "Conversations With A Butterfly" and ranges in at 8 songs roughly 25 minutes long.
Issa released this project July 26, 2014(his birthday) and posed many styles not heard in his Underachievers work. It recieved generally mixed reviews with many eager to see what was in store for The Underachievers. After the release, Issa posted a series of tweets on twitter about how he was done rapping, as his true passion was to enlighten our generation. He claimed pop culture was the best platform he could've used to speak to a young generation and since his vocabulary was strong he chose rapping. Fortunately enough, Issa is still going strong in the industry.
The Underachievers just having released their sophomore album "Evermore: The art of Duality" to critical acclaim. Issa Gold is also currently working on a solo project under the name "Tempest" which will be called "Solace. Im sure we're all ready to see what this young emcee has in store for us 2017!
Written by KT of Tribe Three