Pharoahe Monch

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Five Things We Learned From the 1999 Source Awards

    This month marks 15 years since The 1999 Source Awards were broadcast nationwide on UPN. While at first glance it may seem inconsequential to note the anniversary of yet another award show, these particular Source Awards were a landmark event for many reasons. Recorded at Los Angeles' Pantages Theat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    San Clemente's Bumps the Goosegot Makes Hair Raising Hip-Hop

    OC hip-hop heads best not sleep on South County. If they do, San Clemente's Bumps the Goosegot is just one rapper they'd foolishly overlook, depriving themselves of his offerings of quality beats and rhymes. Born in Santa Ana, Bumps, whose real name is Eric Rodriguez, forms one-third of Rock Bottom. ... More >>

  • Music

    April 10, 2014

    Aloe Blacc Is the Man

    The Laguna Hills native gets ready to conquer Coachella with his unstoppable music

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    I MiX What I Like! An Interview with Jared Ball (Part II)

    ​Yesterday, we published the first part of an interview with Jared Ball, author of I MiX What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto, where the "Funkinest Journalist" talks about the politics of hip-hop and popular culture. Read the first part of the interview with Jared Ball here; in this second installment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Black Keys Hip Hop Project: Good Thing or Great Thing?

    James Carney​We may be a day or so behind on this one, but in a quest to find some ever-elusive liner note credits for Black Key's Thickfreakness album, we stumbled onto something a hundred times better. Up until now, things were staying pretty quiet on the whole "rap-rock" front, at least for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2008

    Get Lifted by Orgone

    Large and lascivious Los Angeles-based ensemble Orgone play the Continental Room in Fullerton Friday Jan. 11. The funk/soul/afrobeat rejuvenators will be using this gig to warm up for a four-date tour on which they'll be opening and serving as backing band for excellent rapper Pharoahe Monch. Here' ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007


    V.I.P. Records

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Punk, Funk and Ganked: The Clinic Shrugs Off Barbs, Orgone’s Funk Proves Reich’s Theory Wasn’t Bunk, Crosby’s Ill Fortunes

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Cream of Elite

    Sporting perhaps the greatest hip-hop bill ever, Rock the Bells enshrines rap's history—and foreshadows its future

  • Music

    July 12, 2007


    Music Revolution

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Jean Grae, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Mos Def

    House of Blues, Anaheim
    Friday, Nov. 4

  • Music

    July 8, 2004
  • Unknown

    July 20, 2000