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“The Valley Isle is not exactly teeming with hip-hop acts, but Assault Squad Riderz has managed to get itself on the map. Consisting of Burn Bangatrax, Moet and 81-J, A.S.R. has been around for over a decade. They play somewhat regularly on-island and host Inferno Fridays at Lulu's in Kihei. Tracks from their latest release, From the Rock 2 the Block, reveal a sound that embraces window-rattling bass and flashy synth as well as sweet R&B and island melodies. We caught up with producer Burn Bangatrax to get the lowdown on how to grow hip-hop on Maui. See More:”