Sites like Hieroglyphics.com connected like-minded fans and forged relationships. Author John Morrison explores early online hip-hop.
Hustling & innovations online lead to the establishment of Hiero Day: an officially-recognized holiday in the city of Oakland, California.
Oakland’s Hieroglyphics Crew regroup to relaunch as they go independent from their respective major label recording contracts.
Del the Funky Homosapien discusses the creation of Hieroglyphics.com & its impact in 1995 after going independent.
Phesto, Tajai and Pep Love discuss meeting up with StinkE to create Hieroglyphics.com in 1995 and their transition from major label recording artists to independent pioneers.
Tajai of Souls of Mischief shares the history of going from major label to indie, touring the world, pioneering on the Internet and creating a business.
Rare footage of Hieroglyphics’ “3rd Eye Vision” television commercial promoting their debut “family album” of the same name.
The members of the Hieroglyphics rely on the Internet to get their message and their music out to fans.
When you’re running the Hieroglyphics’ official fan-controlled website as Yameen Friedberg is, you’re privy to details few people know about making music.
Hiphop group Hieroglyphics has used its Website not only as a community, but as a place to distribute its music after being dropped by its record label.