In order to decipher the ancient language behind hieroglyphics,
one must endure years of painstaking education and immerse
themselves in hours upon hours of study. However, anyone can easily
decipher the Hieroglyphics of hip-hop tonight when the Full Circle
tour comes to town.
Straight out of the lusciously creative California Bay Area,
Hieroglyphics, the super group made up of Del the Funky Homo
Sapien, Casual, Pep Love, Domino and the Souls of Mischief, formed
in 1991. After years of live appearances and solo albums, they
released their first album as a unit in 1997, the critically
acclaimed “Third Eye Vision,” on their own label, Heiro Imperium.
After six years of touring and pursuing side projects, the crew
released its second album, “Full Circle,” on Oct. 7 and hit the
road for a 40-date tour, which begins and ends in California.
The Full Circle tour featuring the legendary Hieroglyphics crew,
labelmates Z-Man and Encore, and feature artist, Little Brother,
will make a stop in Fort Collins tonight at the Aggie Theater.
Little Brother, the newest group to emerge from hip-hop label
ABB Records, combines head-bobbing underground beats with the jazzy
influences of the Roots and vocal stylings that are all their own.
With MCs Phonte and Big Pooh and The 9th Wonder spinning wax, these
North Carolina based microphone Mozarts are on track to create
waves in the vast sea of hip-hop.
“Everybody thinks that North Carolina is this country-ass place
with people bouncing everywhere, but its not,” said Phonte on the
groups Web site. “When people hear we’re from North Carolina,
they’re surprised because to them we’re not what Southern rappers
are supposed to sound like. We could be from Brooklyn, Kansas or
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Tickets for tonight’s show are $20 and can be purchased at the
Aggie Theater box office. The hip-hop extravaganza is an all ages
event with doors opening at 8 p.m. and the show starting at 9 p.m.
By the end the evening, you are sure to have your third eye