Pharoahe Monch

  It’s been 20 years since Gerald Maxwell  Rivera graced us with his critically acclaimed debut album, Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite. Released during neo-soul’s rise…

Somewhere on the outskirts of New York a hip-hop moment twenty years in the making is about to commence. It’s the kind of frosty, January…

Once upon a time New York’s famed “Times Square” was not the neon-flavored Euro-disney knock-off with pedestrian plazas and Starbucks popping up like boils on…

Lyrical masterminds Pharoahe Monch and Black Thought of The Roots tag team a truculent Marco Polo instrumental for the new track, “Rapid Eye Movement,” the…

With his highly-anticipated fourth solo-LP, “P.T.S.D.” (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Pharoahe Monch re-emerges with a new concept project which finds the ground-breaking emcee tackling PTSD;…

With his highly-anticipated fourth solo-LP, “P.T.S.D.” (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Pharoahe Monch re-emerges with a new concept project which finds the ground-breaking emcee tackling PTSD; a…

In a recent episode of the animated series “VladTV’s True Hip Hop Stories” rapper Pharoahe Monch recalled a hilarious story about an encounter with Kanye…

The lead-single from producer Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, “PA2: The Director’s Cut,” accomplishes what no one else has been able to pull off in over a…

Whether it’s cuddly hamsters getting down to Black Sheep’s “The Choice Is Yours”  or Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” being used to peddle bras for Calvin Klein,…

Since you are what you eat, as a hip-hop junky in his 30s a lot of what is being served out there just isn’t palatable to  me. But thankfully my position at TheUrbandaily brings me in contact with sounds and artists that may have otherwise gone overlooked. Following the relative drought of music in 2010, […]

One of the hardest things about being a hip-hop producer is getting your name out. Unless you have the inclination to shout your name out on a track a-la Pete Rock or Diddy, it’s hard to let people know that you were the brains behind a dope record.  This has become especially difficult in the […]

Pharoahe Monch drops the second video from his third solo album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades). In the clip he imagines a world where we turn the other cheek and let it slide instead of getting caught up in the b.s. Monch told TheUrbandaily.com in our exclusive making of W.A.R. that this song was refreshing to […]