Substantial has worked with plenty of great producers, from the late great Nujabes to Oddisee, Marcus D (as Bop Alloy), amongst many others. Art Is Where The Home Is is a remix edition of his Mello Music Group debut Home Is Where The Art Is with those producers and more taking turns to recreate his album.
Manan is from Illinois (born close to Chicago) and currently in Florida for school. His love for hip hop started with the up-and-coming Northwest scene, and has led to him become fully submerged in hip hop culture. Other interests include crate digging, ultimate (frisbee), and reading sci-fi/fantasy.