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Ever since the 2009 release of “Pressure,” which was the debut album of Hassahn Phenomenon where Emilio Bucks served as the Executive Producer, the streets, industry, and everyone else have been wondering… what happened to Chicago’s dynamic duo? The answer to that question is what you thought it was.  The tandem has linked up once again under the new moniker SENIOR CLASS with a new album "Midlife Crisis."   

Channeling his inner Lebron James, Emilio Bucks took his talents to the country of Colombia where he was orchestrating world tours, producing & playing for a Latin Jazz band, while still creating sonic designs for some of the Go's finest MC’s and crooners. Fresh off dazzling the celebrity panel at the iStandard Producer’s Showcase in his hometown of Chicago where iStandard founder J Hatch said, “Emilio Bucks is dope and the game needs his original style of production,” Emilio Bucks is ready to put pressure on the game once again by linking back up with his partner in rhyme. 

Hassahn Phenomenon took a hiatus from the stage to lend his pen game to world of television and film licensing. With songs now placed on NBC, ABC, CW, HBO, Spike TV, and more recently the major motion picture, American Reunion, Hassahn is ready to show the world exactly why he deserves the name Phenomenon. Adding film producer/writer to his resume for his work on the critically acclaimed documentary film, DEMOS, HP is ready to return to his roots by linking back up with is musical a-alike. 

Together, Emilio Bucks and Hassahn Phenomenon have formed the tandem, SENIOR CLASS to bring some grown, thought provoking, revolutionary, and fun music back into the game. The name speaks for itself and the duo is ecstatic to be working together again. You won't have to wait long as "Midlife Crisis" is here. The soundscape is adult contemporary hip-hop with a Chitown essence that is scintillating enough for the grown & sexy yet edgy enough for the young & the restless. Do yourself a favor and Join The Senior Class!