Hieroglyphics, also known as the Hieroglyphics Crew and Hiero, are an underground hip hop collective based in Oakland, California.
Dwight Arrington Myers (May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011), better known as Heavy D, was a Jamaican-born American rapper, record producer, singer, actor, and former leader of Heavy D & The Boyz, a hip hop group which included G-Whiz, “Trouble” T. Roy, and Eddie F.
Like so many crews, the Hard Knocks (MC Hardhead and DJ Stoneface) were doomed by their satanic contract on Wild Pitch Records to drop a solid but virtually unheard LP, in this case School of Hard Knocks…
The H.E.A.L. movement is currently coordinated by Zizwe Mtafuta-Ukweli (translation: one born in a foreign land searching for the truth) and KRS-ONE.
Born in Queens and raised in Hempstead (L.I.), Grand Daddy I.U. grew up around music and was exposed to all different genres.
“Grav was truly slept on. Good mid 90s underground hip hop featuring guest appearances by, Al’ Tariq formally of the Beatnuts and local emcee Lil Ray. The album also features production from Doug Infinite, Andy C, and Kanye West. This is a must have for anyone interested in Chicago Hip Hop!” – 120
The Fu-Schnickens were an underground hip-hop trio consisting of Chip Fu, Moc Fu and Poc Fu.