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

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