Hieroglyphics – You Never Knew
Hieroglyphics, also known as the Hieroglyphics Crew and Hiero, is an American underground hip hop collectivebased 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/managerDomino, DJ Toure, and the four individual members of the rap group Souls of Mischief: Phesto, A-Plus, Opio, andTajai.
The Hieroglyphics combine fundamentally sound deliveries and lyrical content with original and sometimes jazzy orfunky beats and samples. Since their inception, Hieroglyphics have found a following largely through their live concerts, podcasts (“Hierocasts”), and promotion through their website.