Brooklyn, New York duo the Cella Dwellas (a/k/a The Dwellas) released two albums on Loud Records, 1996’s Realms N’ Reality and 2000’s The Last Shall Be First. Largely produced by Nick Wiz, the team of U.G. the Imagination and Phantasm the Tall Man have remained relatively quiet through the last decade, besides releasing 2003 single “Who Killed Hip Hop.”

Last year, Lone Ninja, of the Twin Perils, released “Enemy Base” featuring U.G.

The Dwellas’ legacy will move forward on May 17, as Creative Juices will release U.G.’s solo debut, Portals. The album will be produced entirely by Ide (of Ide & Skavenger), and according to, feature appearances by Ill Bill, Necro and Celph Titled.