NEW YORK known as the birth place of HIPHOP has seen a rebirth and rediscovery of the sound and attitude of the greats of the past. Raticus connects with 585 Rochester's own Mooch of Da Cloth to create The Renaissance, a part of the rebirth - Rochester's street tales and experiences are captured by Mooch who continues to shine lyrically with one of the stand out voices in the game. Raticus provides the soundscape with his turntables and MPCs setting the tone for the journey through these streets. Album includes features from the Da Cloth's Maverick Montana, ETO, Skyzoo, Milano Constantine, Al Divino, Rim Da Villian, Kil Ripkin and SadatX. Nothing but heavy weights on this journey - New York State - The Renaissance.