The zombie apocalypse is approaching and who better to defend us from the brain eating dead people than A-F-R-O, Marco Polo and Pharoahe Monch?
Tim Westwood has been doing his thing lately with yanking some vintage freestyles out of his personal digital vault. This one in particular should resonate with any hip hop head who adored the Rawkus era as the 2001 versions of Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch and Last Emperor (who had just signed with Aftermath) bless the mic with a freestyle over Erick Sermon’s “Music” instrumental.
South African producers Mizi Mtshali and Inyambo “Nyambz” and Zambian emcee Zubz have been hard at work putting together a Nina Simone tribute project titled Last Letter to Nina: A Tribute To The High Priestess of Soul. Here’s a single that features Pharoah Monch and Skyzoo joining Zubz with a sample of Nina’s “Funkier Than A Mosquito’s Tweeter” titled “Doctor Goodlungs.”
dEnAuN is back with a little help from his super friends Royce Da 5’9 and Pharoahe Monch. “Cooking” is produced by dEnAuN himself as his alter personality : Mr. Porter and is directed by Stack Moses with animation by Romio No E. Special guest appearances by Marv Won, Young Roc, Tiara and even a cameo by Eminem.
Talented emcee and produced Denaun Porter of D12 fame drops this EP full of goodness for your listening pleasure. Featuring the likes of Rapsody, Royce Da 5’9″, Scram Jones and Pharoahe Monch, it’s certainly worth your time. And it’s free. Who can beat that?
Yet another comic book-style visual from Ghost’s 36 Seasons album that features the lyrically inclined Pharoahe Monch trading bars with the Wu Tang member.
Over the weekend, Pharoahe Monch dropped the Lost In Translation mixtape (which you can download here)and defined it as “a retrospective of songs about the pursuit of love, love lost and regained, and it’s beautiful emotion journey.” One of the standout cuts from the album features Phonte and is titled “Home.” Check it out and then get the mixtape.
Are you ready for your head to explode? Well, Pharaohe Monch, Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder have joined forces to form the supergroup “Indie 500.”
Are you done going “oh sh*t” yet? Okay, now go ahead and watch Okayplayer‘s video that explains how these incredible artists connected.