The Pharcyde

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    5 Best Jurassic 5 Songs

    Jurassic 5 are alternative hip-hop pioneers. Their influence can be heard in the beats and verses of mainstream rap icons like OutKast all the way to local hip-hop groups like Phoenix's own Drunken Immortals. Though the band has never once gone platinum and have only once gone gold, their reunion wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Fact 135 on Watching DJ Swamp Light Himself Aflame While Smashing Records

    David Dimmick isn't much of a braggart -- at least as far as we can tell -- but he's got every effin' right to be. Since becoming a DJ in 1996, the dude's C.V. includes sharing stages with some pretty stellar icons from hip-hop history, like the Wu-Tang Clan, Pharohe Monarche, A Tribe Called Quest, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Ghostface Killah, Club Red, 8/23/12

    See also: Ghostface Killah @ Club Red See also: Local DJ/Producer El-Jay Beats to Share The Stage with Ghostface KillahGhostface Killah @ CLUB RED | 8/23/12 Coming from rappers who know a thing or two about the power of the mixtape, last night's show featuring Ghostface Killah, Sheek Louch, and Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    A Hot Ghetto Mess of Hip-Hop, Art, and B-Boys: The 10-Year Journey of The Blunt Club

    See also: Tempe's Wet Paint Artist Supply to Close in July If Adam Dumper is feeling a little melancholy right now, there's a good reason. This week has a bit of a "best of times/worst of times" vibe for the local hip-hop impresario and street artist, who's better known by his alter ego Dumperfoo. ... More >>

  • Articles

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 28, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    By Chris Gray It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007
  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Gorillaz in the Animist

    Shock and awwwww. . .

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    Plugged Up

    As of today, the voting is open for the '07 PLUG Music Awards, the indie market's version of the Grammy's, or, uh, not really. PLUG's pretty tight though, giving ups to artists that wouldn't otherwise ever see an award or trophy. And it's all based on internet voting, so it's a bit more populist tha ... More >>

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 28, 2006
  • Music

    August 10, 2006


    10th Anniversary Edition
    (Geffen/Gasoline Alley)

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    The Pharcyde

    Humboldt Beginnings
    (Chapter One Records)

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004


    There's a hoot for every night owl at Valley clubs this summer

  • Music

    May 20, 2004

    Can We Kick It?

    Old-school hip-hop is ready for a revival

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    9 Live

    Downtown gets jiggy on Saturday nights

  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Using the Force

    Unbound by style or expectation, Afu-Ra tunes in to a whole new vibe

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Gone Hollywood

    Turntable virtuoso Z-Trip returns to the desert in triumph

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    The Pharcyde

    Cydeways: The Best of the Pharcyde (Rhino)

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Open to All

    Black Eyed Peas hope they're luckier in 2001 than they were last year

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Cyde Two

    Influential hip-hop group the Pharcyde comes clean on its five years of silence, its pared-down lineup, and why its new record isn't its best

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

  • Music

    December 7, 2000


    Live Mix Tape Part Two (Stones Throw)

  • Film

    November 4, 1999

    Pull the Strings!

    The power of puppetry propels Being John Malkovich

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Illadelphia Freedom

    The Roots threaten to make their big move with Things Fall Apart

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    Kings of Rhyme

    Run-D.M.C. keeps pushing to earn respectability for hip-hop

  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Electric Black-Ballroom

    Liquor department director tries to close Tempe rap venue based on sex allegations that weren't prosecuted

  • Music

    October 31, 1996
  • Calendar

    October 31, 1996
  • Music

    May 2, 1996
  • Music

    January 25, 1996
  • Calendar

    January 25, 1996
  • Music

    June 1, 1994