A chronological retelling of Del the Funky Homosapien’s impact on gaming and the otaku culture that inspired him.
Lyrics to the cult classic ode to video games, “Proto Culture.” From the album, Both Sides of the Brain.
In December of 1997, director, photographer, and Hieroglyphics Dot Com contributor Jacob Rosenberg toured across the state of Colorado with the Hiero Crew as they performed across three cities. “Saucee Jake” captured a wealth of photographs and wrote an excellent travelogue, which became one of our earliest collaborations on the Hiero site.
“The net is going to be bigger than television,” says Tajai. “It’s going to be something where everybody is connected.”
Del reviews 3 of his favorite video games for Sega Saturn & Sony PlayStation in this original web feature that first appeared in 1997.
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.
Rare footage of Hieroglyphics’ “3rd Eye Vision” television commercial promoting their debut “family album” of the same name.