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Finding The GOAT Group: The Pharcyde vs. Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’ annual competition series features Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives vying for the #1 spot. Sixty-two groups have been pre-selected by a panel of experts, and one slot will be reserved for a wild-card entry (which has been determined), including the possibility for... Read more

Finding The GOAT Group: The Pharcyde vs. Blackalicious. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives vying for the #1 spot. Sixty-two groups have been pre-selected by a panel of experts, and one slot will be reserved for a wild-card entry, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to... Read more

The Pharcyde Release A Deluxe Edition Of Their Debut Album With 16 Bonus Songs (Audio)

Next week (November 24) marks 25 years since The Pharcyde released debut album Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde. With that milestone, a new "deluxe edition" box-set emerges to celebrate the gold-certified Delicious Vinyl LP with 16 bonus songs. Crate Recordings assembles the material, which is available for stream (below). The... Read more

DJ Spinna’s Pharcyde Mix Features A Song They Did With Bobby Brown & Ralph Tresvant (Audio)

DJ Spinna is not your average mixmaster. The Jigmastas alum has been able to go incredibly deep in honoring musicians he admires. He and Bobbito did this exceptionally in their Wonder Wrote It series (and corresponding parties), and now he's turning the (turn)tables onto The Pharcyde. Celebrating the 20th anniversary... Read more

Outkast’s Aquemini vs. The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding The GOAT MC” lasted between September 2014 and May 2015, engaging millions of readers and ultimately producing its winner, as... Read more

This Pharcyde & Brand New Heavies 1992 Yo! MTV Raps Left The Mic With A Fat Lip (Video)

In November of 1992, The Pharcyde released their debut album, Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde. A would-be gold-certified album, the Delicious Vinyl Records effort brought the West Coast underground scene to the mainstream with accessible rhymes about unrequited love, puffin' indo', questionable race relations, and mom jokes. Without much mic... Read more

DJ Nu-Mark Makes His Worlds Combine In This Dope Pharcyde Vs. Jurassic 5 Mash-Up (Mixtape)

DJ Nu-Mark's career has been tied into Jurassic 5 and The Pharcyde. Quite obviously, the producer/DJ was a founding member of the Unity Committee (later J5), and in recent years, he's been releasing some strong product with SlimKid3 (Tre Hardson), a founding member of The Pharcyde. Thereby, if anybody has... Read more

Pharcyde, Jurassic 5 & D.I.T.C. Forces Unite In This Animation (Video)

Slimkid3 (Tre Harbison) and DJ Nu-Mark released a jewel of an LP last year, on the Delicious Vinyl label no less. Among the highlights within the self-titled effort is "King," alongside Diamond D and K-Natural. For the video, the quartet (hailing from legendary crews including The Pharcyde, Jurassic 5, and... Read more

Pharcyde’s Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark Get Artful For I Know, Didn’t I (Video)

Gearing up for next week's (September 9) release of Slimkid3 & Nu-Mark's self-titled full-length, the Los Angeles veterans released the cinematic visual for "I Know, Didn't I." Sunny seaside images, playful post-production, and some smooth silhouettes color the way for Tre Harbison's lyrics and Nu-Mark's melodic, organic production. Slimkid3 has... Read more

Pharcyde’s Slimkid3 & Jurassic 5’s Nu-Mark Lay Down A 45-Min Mix (Audio)

Delicious Vinyl Records gave Hip-Hop Heads classic singles (and in some cases, albums) from the likes of Tone-Loc, Young MC, Masta Ace Incorporated, Jay Dee, and The Pharcyde. Still strong, the label started by (the other, other) Rick Ross in Downtown Los Angeles set it sights on a new project... Read more

Pete Rock, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Pharoahe Monch & More Remember J. Dilla As He Enters The Smithsonian

Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey recently sat down with The Huffington Post to discuss her son, the late J. Dilla, and his recent enshrinement into The Smithsonian alongside his signature beat making equipment. m, In it, the affectionately nicknamed Ma Dukes highlighted their musically inclined family, his early experiences with instruments,... Read more

Get Your Hips Moving With Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark In Bom Bom Fiya (Video)

Two artists bred straight out of what many consider Hip-Hop's Golden Era, Jurassic 5's DJ Nu-Mark and Slimkid3 of The Pharcyde have been working closely in preparation of the release of their second collaborative effort aptly titled, Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark. Set to release the double vinyl LP on Delicious... Read more

The Pharcyde’s Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark Cook Up With Murs & Del (Audio)

Three years removed from the release of their EP, Another Day Another Dollar, and just over a year since their Rayman Legends inspired track with current Incubus drummer Jose Pasillas II and ex-Incubus bassist Alex “Dirk Lance” Katunich on "Picture Perfect Phantasy," Slimkid3 of The Pharcyde and Jurassic 5's DJ... Read more