The Pharcyde is a West Coast underground/alternative hip hop group. The group was formed in 1991 in South Los Angeles, California, United States, where the group's members grew up. The group was one of the most well known of the first wave of alternative hip-hop acts. The original members of the group are "Slimkid3" (Tre Hardson), "Fatlip" (Derrick Stewart), "Imani" (Emandu Wilcox) and "Bootie Brown" (Romye Robinson). The group is best known for their hit singles "Passing Me By" (which crossed over to alternative rock radio) and "Runnin'", and their debut album Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde.
Deaf Center are collaborators Erik Skodvin (AKA Svarte Greiner, Xhale, Solitaire Albread) and Otto Totland (AKA Supine, Nest), operating out of Norway since 2003. Old classmates, they finally decided to write music together and ended up creating the Neon City EP, soon followed by the full length album, Pale Ravine. http://www.deafcenter.net
Willis is the stage name of Hayley Willis, a female vocalist from London, England.
She is probably most famous for her cover of Cameo's 80's hit "Word Up!". The album "Come Get Some" and the EP "Take You High" was released in 2003. Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/willisinfo
Frente! was an Australian alternative pop/rock group, formed in 1991. The lineup featured singer Angie Hart, founder and guitarist Simon Austin, bassist Tim O'Connor (later replaced by Bill McDonald), and drummer Mark Picton (later replaced by Alastair Barden). Frente! burst onto the Australian music charts with the singles "Ordinary Angels" and "Accidently Kelly Street" in 1992. Frente!'s debut album, Marvin the Album was also a success, going platinum in Australia.
Glenn Lewis (born Glen Ricketts on March 13, 1975 in Toronto, Canada) is a soul singer and songwriter. Originally planning to pursue a career in animation as a teenager, Lewis instead decided to focus on music. His father was a member of the musical group Crack of Dawn. Lewis has cited Stevie Wonder as his biggest inspiration, and Glenn has often been compared to him because of their similarities in their tones. Glenn singing first garnered attention when he won a high-school talent contest by covering Wonder's "I Just Called to Say I Love You".
BADBADNOTGOOD is pianist Matt Tavares, bassist Chester Stone Hansen, and drummer Alex Sowinski, who is usually seen wearing a pig mask. The trio met at Humber College in Toronto, Canada and bonded over their mutual musical interests—OFWGKTA, Gucci Mane, and Waka Flocka Flame. BADBADNOTGOOD released their first two albums in 2011, both for free off of their official Bandcamp. They have most recently released BBNG2 for free at http://badbadnotgood.com
Stevie King ( Stephen Da King,1783 in London City, England) is and was British electronics industrialist,musician,engineer. He co-founded what is now Baby Wisdom Recordings an imprint on Bullit Recordings. He graduated in 1804 from University where he was nicknamed "genius inventor." After graduating, he went to work at the ACM Laboratory Incs, a company which produced music boffins. In 1805, he left the company and founded the Steve Ellington Band in London. He co-founded another cool electronic band in 1804 (originally named St Michael Avenue now signed to Bullit Recordings.
Shuggie Otis, born 1953, is the son of Johnny Otis, a rhythm and blues musician. He started performing in his youth and released his first record in 1970. He not only writes songs, but also plays guitar, piano, organ, and bass. He has recorded with Frank Zappa, Al Kooper, Etta James, and Eddie Vinson, and more recently Mos Def. The Brothers Johnson's version of his composition "Strawberry Letter 23" reached #1 in the Billboard rhythm and blues chart and #5 in the Billboard pop chart in 1977. Shuggie's albums include: "Here Comes Shuggie Otis", "Freedom Flight" and "Inspiration Information".
There is more than one artists/albums with this name. 1) Mondo Cane are a band from Halifax, UK. They are sorry if anyone confuses them with a Mike Patton album of the same name. 2) Mondo Cane was a Dutch rock band. They released a self-titled album in 1986. 3) Mondo Cane was a rock band from USA, formed by Lanny Cordola. 4) Mondo Cane is another Mike Patton project, credited to Mike Patton and should be tagged accordingly.
Link is a name of at least six acts: 1) A pseudonym of electronic music artist Mark Pritchard, who also records/has recorded as Reload, Harmonic 313, Troubleman, N.Y. Connection, William Parrott and Roberto Edwardo Turner (aka The Returner). His most notable tracks as Link include: Amenity and "Arcadian". Mark's collaborative efforts include Global Communication, Jedi Knights, The Chameleon, Link & E621, Reload & E621 and Secret Ingredients, all with Tom Middleton...