Underground hip-hop arrives at The Roxy as Pharoahe Monch makes his way back to the Sunset Strip this coming Wednesday, June 22nd.
The complex and fiery rhyme spitter, born and bred from Queens NY, released his third album W.A.R. (We are Renegades) this past March, and has since then embarked on his world tour for the album’s release. Monch has previously released three albums as part of the rap duo, Organized Konfusion with partner Prince Poetry back in the 90’s until the duo split amicably in 1997. Monch released in ’99 his debut album Internal Affairs, which included the hit single “Simon Says”. This time around his album W.A.R takes on issues in today’s society and has Monch dipping his mic in the ideas that stand for higher thought and the fight for the love of the art in hip-hop.
Make sure to head on down to The Roxy this Wednesday at 8pm to get your serving of what this hard hitting emcee has to offer.
Keep up with Pharoahe Monch via Facebook and website, and show your support on his twitter!
Pharoahe Monch released a 10 minute short film along with his single “Clap”. Watch what happens when a police raid goes wrong and see the drama unfold below!
Get a free download of a song off his latest album “WAR” below!
Check out XXL Magazine’s story on the emcee to go deeper into the mind of this underground hip-hop pioneer. Monch covers topics on another level including what W.A.R. means to him and the impact of war on today’s society.