We think a trend is happening in music in which artists release surprise albums for fans to download and enjoy. First Beyonce did it, then the Lox and now Del the Funky Homosapien. This week, the Bay Area rapper debuts 'Iller Than Most,' a collection of off-kilter rhymes over groovy computer beats.
A year after dropping their relatively well-received collaborative album, 'Keys to the Cuff,' DOOM and Jneiro Jarel, collectively known as JJ DOOM, are prepping a 'Butter Edition' re-release -- and here's the first taste.
After putting in years of work in the Bay Area underground scene with his Quannum/Solesides crew as party of the seminal DJ Shadow-produced group Latyrx and Maroons, rapper Lateef the Truthspeaker is gearing up to release his solo debut, 'FireWire,' and has released a new single, 'Oakland,' to whet fans' appetites...
Oakland, Calif. native Del the Funky Homosapien is all about delivering substantial records to his loyal supporters, even if it means dipping into his back catalog to showcase tracks fans have yet to hear. The 38-year-old rapper has created a set of 10 songs for 'Golden Era,' his newest effort that features work dating back to the days creating 2009's 'Funk Man (The Stimulus
Hieroglyphics, one of the longest-standing West Coast hip-hop collectives, have decided to ring in their 20th anniversary with a special tour of California. The crew, which is led by tongue-twisting eccentric Del The Funky Homosapien, will play six dates on the West Coast with the backing of a new video game entitled 'Marvel Vs...
Oakland rapper Del the Funky Homosapien was injured in an accident with an intoxicated driver on Colorado's I-25, according to Denver's 'Westword' music blog.
The eccentric Cali MC was traveling from Colorado Springs to Denver, where he and Opio, a member of his crew, Hieroglyphics, were scheduled to perform on September 18, when they were rear-ended by an Escalade allegedly driven by an intoxica