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Freestyle Factory Alliance is a New York City based hip hop group composed of DJ Cee Class, Rizz-O, Ragidy Supreme. The trio formed in 2006 and has developed a devoted fan base through live performances, producing/directing their own music videos and putting out mixtapes. Channie “DJ Cee Class” McClain is the group’s music producer. His sharp ear for music came from many years of deejaying at private parties and special events. In 2002, he created FFA Productions and began producing several local acts. These acts along with rappers from all over the city would pack into one recording room and rap for hours over his original beats. This weekly event became known as “Freestyle Thursday”. Darryl “Ragidy Supreme” Barnes was one of those MCs. A tragic fire struck FFA Productions and caused DJ Cee Class to lose his studio, music and equipment. He quickly relocated to the lower east side of Manhattan. His passion for music became stronger than ever and had his studio operating again in no time. In 2004, Dj Cee Class met Karisma “Rizz-O” Conner who lived in the same building. Rizz-O’s rap style was unique and different from all MCs that DJ Cee Class heard in the past. They instantly connected and began working non-stop in the studio. Ragidy Supreme and DJ Cee Class experience as artist began on 164th street in Manhattan in the late 1980’s. They formed their first group together called “Edgecombe Tumblers”. This was not a musical group. This was an acrobatic gymnastic team. They would travel to different parks and battle other local gymnasts. The dangers and risks they took allowed them to be fearless and confident in all of their endeavors. These qualities clearly show in the music they create. In 2006 Ragidy Supreme linked back up with DJ Cee Class and was introduced to Rizz-O. All three of them shared the same ideas in music and started recording songs together. The chemistry was phenomenal. They decided to become a group and take the music industry by storm. FFA made their first live television appearance on Talent Unlimited and received positive feedback from call-in viewers. This kept the group going full speed ahead. All the hard work and rehearsals soon paid off. In 2009, Freestyle Factory Alliance received an honorable award at The Brooklyn Underground Music Awards for “Best Music. This recognition gave the group more determination to succeed. They began producing their own live performances, designing promotional materials and using the internet to spread the word. They also produced and directed their own music videos, which are currently on You Tube.