The Brooklyn-based hip hop duo All City
comprised rappers J. Mega and Greg Valentine. The duo came together in 1993 after back-to-back solo performances at a Lyricists' Lounge open mic session; both performers so impressed the crowd and each other that they decided to team up. Signing with Onyx
's label Armee, All City
issued their debut LP, Metropolis God
, in 1998.