Hieroglyphics (group)

Hieroglyphics, also known as the Hieroglyphics Crew and Hiero, is an American underground hip hop collective based in Oakland, California. The collective was founded in the early-1990s by rapper Del the Funky Homosapien. The collective is currently composed of rappers Del the Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, producer/manager Domino, DJ Toure, and the four individual members of the rap group Souls of Mischief: Phesto, A-Plus, Opio, and Tajai.

Hieroglyphics' logo
Hieroglyphics' logo
Background information
Also known asHieroglyphics Crew, Hiero
OriginOakland, California, US
GenresHip hop
Years active1991–present
LabelsHieroglyphics Imperium
Past members
  • Snupe
  • Mike G
  • Jay-Biz

Since their inception, Hieroglyphics have found a following largely through their live concerts, podcasts ("Hierocasts"), and promotion through their website.[1]

The collective uses a three-eyed, straight-lipped face logo that figures prominently on their albums, website, stickers, and clothing.[2]

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