Hieroglyphics (group)

Hieroglyphics is the name of an American hip hop group from Oakland, California. The group was formed in 1991 when the rapper Ice Cube presented his talented cousin, who later became a founding member of Del, the rest of the crew. This already knew each other from the days of high school, did not have a plate brought out yet formed a solid group. So far, two studio albums 3rd Eye Vision ( 1998) and Full Circle ( 2003). In addition, a live DVD was released in 2005 on the Full Circle Tour of the group.


After problems with various record companies Hieroglyphics founded her own label in 1997 with the name of Hiero Imperium. Using the site hieroglyphics.com you quickly brings out the first website in hip- hop field, after which the group with their creation to win some prizes. With the sampler " One Big Trip " published in 2002, the crew of one of the first albums, including not only a CD and a DVD. As the first album had been released, crowned the Source Magazine the album the best album of the year, released on an independent label.

Solo projects

Del published alongside his work within the group in the early days two albums, which were produced by Ice Cube. Both were able to sell in the United States approximately 100,000 times. He also collaborated with artists such as Jurassic 5, Blur or Gorillaz.

Casual, another member of Hieroglyphics was also able to achieve notoriety. In 1994, he released his debut album " Fear Itself ", which although not particularly helped him to great success, but in the underground had a high status.