MP3: Hieroglyphics – “Exciting” Bay-Area Supergroup Releases New Single In Conjunction With Akomplice Collaboration
With the legendary Hieroglyphics crew’s West Coast Tour, presented by Marvel vs. Capcom 3 well underway and going well, the Bay-Area supergroup are releasing a new song “Exciting” in conjunction with a Hiero-inspired hooded varsity jacket from Akomplice Clothing. Taking their already popular hooded varsity jacket, Akomplice has created a unique version bearing both the Hiero and Akomplice logo. Creating the original track “Exciting” just for the occasion, the collaboration shows off the talents of what both parties do best.
This no-holds-barred track points out the flaws of other crews by showing off the lyrical word play of the legendary Hiero crew. The mix of celebratory horns and shimmering guitar riffs provide the perfect backdrop as Opio kicks things off with, “Cause I’m exciting/ Pleasurable but listening I’m only tryna tell you what your records keep on missing/ I’m only tryna help out your crew/ It really doesn’t matter cause you don’t know what your doing.” The track is the Hiero crew at its best and a glimpse into what to expect in 2011.
Download Hieroglyphics’ “Exciting” here
Hiero will be embarking on their final three stops on a six-date West Coast tour, presented by Marvel’s Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Friday Jan 28th – Santa Clara, CA, Avalon (all ages)
Saturday Jan 29th – Petaluma, CA, The Phoenix (all ages)
Sunday Jan 30th – Modesto, CA, Fat Cat (21+)
About Hiero Imperium Records:
Founded in 1997 in Oakland, CA, Hiero Imperium Records is Del The Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, Domino, and the Souls of Mischief, made up of A-Plus, Opio, Phesto and Tajai. Coming off waves of success from earlier releases like Souls’ ’93 Til Infinity, the Hiero crew had already established themselves as a name in mainstream and underground hip-hop, and soon released their first collective project Third Eye Vision. Since then the Hiero team has been thriving in the hip-hop world, releasing a number of projects within the label as well as branching out for collaborations with the likes of Jurassic 5, George Clinton, Dilated Peoples, Q-Tip, Xzibit and Gorill