The Pharcyde

The Pharcyde



The Pharcyde (/ˈfɑːrsd/) is an American alternative hip hop group, formed in 1989, from South Central Los Angeles. The original four members of the group are Imani (Emandu Wilcox), Slimkid3 (Trevant Hardson), Bootie Brown (Romye Robinson), and Fatlip (Derrick Stewart).[1] DJ Mark Luv was the group's first disc jockey (DJ), followed by producer J-Swift and then J Dilla.[citation needed] The group is perhaps best known for the hit singles "Drop", "Passin' Me By" and "Runnin'", as well as their first album, Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde (1992). The group continues to tour and record, both collaboratively and in solo projects—the most recent being Hardson's collaborative EP with the award-winning DJ Nu-Mark (of Jurassic 5) released in 2014 on Delicious Vinyl.[2]



Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde
Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde is the debut album of American hip hop group The Pharcyde, released on November 24, 1992 through Delicious Vinyl Records.
Passin' Me By
"Passin' Me By" is a song by American hip-hop group The Pharcyde, released in March 1993 through Delicious Vinyl Records.
"Drop" is a single by alternative hip hop group The Pharcyde, released in 1995 as the first single for the group's second album, Labcabincalifornia.
Labcabincalifornia is the second album by The Pharcyde, released in 1995, three years after their debut Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde.

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Popular Songs9

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Minor Film Appearances & References2

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The Pharcyde Drop 25th Anniversary Edition Of "Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde"
  –  November 12, 2017
The Pharcyde’s iconic debut, Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, has been remastered and re-released in celebration of its 25th anniversary. The deluxe version of the album, which includes 16 bonus tracks, is available to stream right now. The additional songs ...
Show You Should Know – The Pharcyde at Ophelia’s
  –  November 12, 2017
The Pharcyde swept the nation in the early 90’s with their hit singles “Drop,” “Runnin’,” and the crowd favorite, “Passin’ Me By.” Their work with J Dilla, arguably the greatest producer of rap music ever, set them apart from the rest for ...
25th anniversary vinyl edition in stores 11/17
  –  November 11, 2017
VIA PRESS RELEASE | Out November 17 via Craft Recordings, comes one of the greatest and most celebrated hip-hop albums of all time, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde. The album will be available in Deluxe 25th Anniversary Vinyl (original album ...
Berwanger, Hembree, Rory Fresco, Katy Guillen & the Girls and more new local videos
  –  November 9, 2017
Marcel's riding through the neighborhood on his cruiser, and it's chill as hell. Keep an eye out for a great backward-riding bit that recalls the Pharcyde's "Drop," as well as some sweet kaleidoscopic visuals. An excellent lyric video from the new power ...
The Pharcyde to Release ‘Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde’ Deluxe Edition for 25th Anniversary
  –  November 7, 2017
The 25th anniversary deluxe edition of the rap classic will come in a couple forms and be accompanied by rich bonus material. On one hand, there's the 25th anniversary edition vinyl, which will include a copy of Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde across two ...
The Pharcyde Take Another ‘Bizarre Ride’ On Expansion of Their Debut Album
  –  November 6, 2017
One of ’90s hip-hop’s most acclaimed albums–as well as one of the most beloved rap debut albums of all time–is being reissued and expanded this month to mark its quarter century. The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ryde II The Pharcyde will get the red carpet ...
Pharcyde Plot Massive 'Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde' Box Set
  –  November 5, 2017
Hip-hop outfit unearths rarities, remixes for 25th anniversary reissue of debut album The Pharcyde will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album, 'Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde,' with an expansive reissue. Credit: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Rock the ...
Vegas Cares, ‘Soul Train’ and bull riders on tap for weekend
  –  November 4, 2017
Live and Let Die,” Paul McCartney tribute at Suncoast Station. • The Pharcyde at Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq. • “The Fab” – Beatles tribute at Cannery. • The hippest of crooners, Frankie Moreno at South Point for two days. • “Copland in ...
The ever-burning fire
  –  November 3, 2017
Snoop Dogg covered Riders on the Storm. Members of the Pharcyde selected their group name after an afternoon eating mushrooms and watching Stone’s The Doors. “The 60s was only two years — 65 to 67. That was it. That was the pure across-the-board ...
The Pharcyde’s ‘Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde’ Gets Deluxe 25th Anniversary Reissue
  –  November 3, 2017
Frequently cited as one of the most influential hip-hop albums of all time, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde is to receive a Deluxe 25th anniversary vinyl release via Craft Recordings on 17 November. Listening to "Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde ...
Big K.R.I.T., Gord Downie, Julien Baker and more music reviews
  –  November 1, 2017
while on tracks like “Layup” and “Get Up 2 Come Down” he recalls the greatness of Outkast and the Pharcyde. He’s able to get some strangely funky gospel edges on “Keep the Devil off” and rap beside UGK on “Ride Wit Me.” Sometimes this ...
R&B’s Chrisette Michele teaches soulful hip-hop yoga
  –  October 17, 2017
Jhené Aiko’s “When We Love” and ’90s hip-hop group The Pharcyde’s “Passin’ Me By” were played at low volume in Michele’s first class. “I’m excited to introduce some artists that people don’t necessarily hear about often,” Michele ...


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