On May 17, 2019, rap trio Injury Reserve released their self-titled debut album via Seneca Village/Loma Vista. It's the culmination of years of hard work and independent grind, and is a hugely important moment in the group's career so far. This is the story of how the album was made according to the people who worked on it. As told to Dylan “CineMasai” Green.

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The Players:
Kyambo “Hip-Hop” Joshua: Founder of Loma Vista’s Seneca Village label
Parker Corey: Producer, Injury Reserve
Stepa J. Groggs: Vocalist, Injury Reserve
Ritchie With A T: Vocalist/producer, Injury Reserve
Nick Herbert: Manager, Injury Reserve
Matt Kaplan: Photographer
Patrick Driscoll: Photgrapher
Andy: Vocalist/producer, Pro Teens
Tony Velour: Vocalist
Melikxyz: Producer/mixing engineer
Will Hasty: Production manager
Jeff Ellis: Mixing engineer