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

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