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Pharoahe Monch

While a member of the New York City duo Organized Konfusion, Pharoahe Monch developed a reputation as one of underground hip-hop's preeminent lyricists, crafting intricate and intelligent raps with partner Prince Poetry. After recording three albums together from 1991-1997, the two amicably split up, and Monch pursued a more aggressive solo style with the terrific independent label Rawkus. He made guest appearances on other artists' records and contributed tracks to the Rawkus compilation Soundbombing, Vol. 2, which raised expectations for his solo debut. The single/video "Simon Says" was released in the summer of 1999 and became a massive hit among rap and club audiences, setting the stage for a surprising debut -- just short of the Top 40 -- for the full-length Internal Affairs upon its release several months later. While he didn't release a second album -- Desire -- until 2007, he was active throughout the intervening years, with fiery singles like "The Life" (with Styles) and "Agent Orange," along with featured spots on tracks by Ras Kass, J Dilla, Pete Rock, and Sa-Ra. The wait would be halved for the rapper’s third album, with the conceptual W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) arriving in 2011, four years after 2007's Desire. His 2014 release, P.T.S.D.: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, was another conceptual effort, this time with guests like Talib Kweli and the psychedelic soul group the Stepkids. ~ Steve Huey
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Pharoahe Monch

  1.   Song
  2.   Simon Says
  3.   Body Baby
  4.   Push
  5.   Hold On
  6.   Bad M.F.
  7.   F*** You
  8.   The Jungle
  9.   Assassins
  10.   Agent Orange
  11.   The Light
  12.   Damage
  13.   No Mercy
  14.   Losing My Mind by Denaun
  15.   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  16.   So Good
  17.   Intro
  18.   Heroin Addict
  19.   The Recollection Facility, Pt. 3
  20.   W.A.R.
  21.   Haile Selassie Karate
  22.   Calculated Amalgamation
  23.   Shine
  24.   When the Gun Draws
  25.   Desire
  26.   Trilogy
  27.   The Truth featuring Common
  28.   God Send by Organized Konfusion
  29.   Hell by Canibus
  30.   Behind Closed Doors
  31.   The Next Shit by Busta Rhymes
  32.   The Warning
  33.   The Grand Illusion (Circa 1973)
  34.   Time2
  35.   Queens
  36.   Get Down
  37.   Stand Your Ground
  38.   The Hitman
  39.   Let My People Go
  40.   Clap (One Day) featuring DJ Boogie Blind
  41.   Black Hand Side
  42.   Bar Tap
  43.   What It Is
  44.   Welcome to the Terrordome
  45.   Free
  46.   Let's Go
  47.   Right Here
  48.   Official
  49.   Rape
  50.   Evolve
  51.   Livin' It Up
  52.   Eht Dnarg Noisulli by The Stepkids
  53.   Broken Again
  54.   Scream
  55.   Rapid Eye Movement by Black Thought
  56.   The Recollection Facility, Pt. 2
  57.   Still Standing
  58.   The Ass by Apani B Fly Emcee
  59.   Sidefx by Dr. Pete
  60.   The Recollection Facility
  61.   D.R.E.A.M. by Talib Kweli
  62.   Get Down by DJ Revolution

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