Parallel Uni-Verses

BY Del The Funky Homosapien & Tame One

Vinyl LP Record

$21.50

Out of stock

Get Notified
Want a discount? Become a member by purchasing Premier Annual or Premier Monthly, or log in if you are a member.

Description

Remember the old-school Marvel Team-Up comic book which paired, say, Spider-Man with Thor, Wolverine with the Human Torch, or the Hulk and Daredevil? In the spirit of those classic collaborations, Gold Dust announces Parallel Uni-Verses, a joint effort between Hieroglyphics founder Del The Funky Homosapien and original Artifacts emcee Tame One. Produced entirely by Parallel Thought, the album’s ten tracks return to a time when inventiveness, creativity, funky beats-and, above all, lyricism-ruled hip-hop.

Oakland’s Del The Funky Homosapien is one of the creators of the alternative rap genre, a perennial fan favorite who, in addition to releasing four solo albums-including 1992’s seminal, gold-selling I Wish My Brother George Was Here–and two group albums with Hieroglyphics, was featured on the Gorillaz’ epononymous, platinum-selling debut and Dan the Automator’s sci-fi-themed concept album Deltron 3030.

Newark’s Tame One is best known as one-half of the Artifacts, a graffiti writing hip-hop duo active in the mid- and late-90s, whose output includes the classic singles “Wrong Side of Da Tracks” and “The Ultimate.” In recent years, Tame has been a member of two underground supergroups: the Weatherman (with Cage, Camu Tao, and Aesop Rock); and the Leak Brothers (with Cage).

Parallel Uni-Verses is that rare rap album which transcends tired clichés and maintains traditional hip-hop values without seeming retro or passé. “Man, I ain’t even gonna be egotistical like that and try to say that we are trying to usher in some new revival of whatever,” Del says. However, he adds, “I’m a say this: we ARE the element that is missing, not [just] because I said so. That’s what’s up; we didn’t sell out for all the luxury and monetary gains. The original ways, we kept at and built upon those.”

Additional information

pa_upc

PTLP22069LP

Reissue

0

limited_edition

Quantity Made

0

Artist

Del The Funky Homosapien & Tame One

Home Market

Oakland, California; Newark, New Jersey

Size

0

Color

Purple Haze

Label

Parallel Thought

Format

LP

Item Type

Vinyl LP Record

Featuring

0

Producers

Parallel Thought

Release Date

2/2/2018

Pages

0

Be the first to review “Parallel Uni-Verses”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Juggaknots Bundle

The Juggaknots
12" Vinyl Single Record
$30.96 $24.99

P! Bundle

Sean Price
Vinyl LP Record
$120.99 $99.99
Get Notified We will inform you when the product arrives in stock. Just leave your valid email address below.
Email Quantity We won't share your address with anybody else.