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16 April, 2014 8:40 am

Hieroglyphics co-founder, who is considered to be one of your favorite rappers’ most respected rappers, Casual, is kicking off the 20-year celebration of his formidable and influential album Fear Itself by announcing a commemorative tour where he will perform the original album in its entirety. He is also releasing a digitally remastered version of the [cont.]

31 March, 2014 1:42 am

The School System is a conglomerate of highly specialized emcees who all hold the torch to carry on the original canons of Hip Hop. The “Mystery School” represents the emcees who contributed to the School System’s debut release, L.B. Select, #Rapgod (Casual), Izrell & Shark Sinatra. L.B. Select has been rhyming in the bay area [cont.]

9 December, 2013 8:40 pm

New music from Casual, including the single “Santa Claus”, plus four other new tracks are now available online. Santa Claus-Ep single by Casual

30 October, 2013 1:57 am

“There’s no beef” explains Casual of the legendary Hieroglyhpics crew, while unleashing a storm of clever wordplay and hilarious jabs at Eminem for claiming the #RapGod moniker when one already exists. “But I been #Rapgod” he says in response to Em’s latest single, titled “Rap God.” Casual responds with “He Still Think He #Rapgod,” a [cont.]

28 December, 2012 8:58 am

DJ Touré, the venerated DJ/producer for the Hieroglyphics crew, has had a very busy 2012; between running his Bay Area-based production company, 101% Music and producing songs for the likes of E-40, Dolla Will, and Erk Tha Jerk, it’s amazing that he had time to perfect his long-awaited new album, Touré’s Theory: Session One. Nevertheless, [cont.]

29 September, 2012 4:42 am

The Hieroglyphics (Pep Love, Casual, Domino, Opio, Tajai, APlus) break down Bay Area Hip-Hop, talk new projects, explain their influencers, legacy of Hieroglyphics.

12 September, 2012 1:56 am

Casual and J Rawls’ highly-anticipated collaborative album Respect Game Or Expect Flames is now in stores everywhere. To celebrate, we’ve got the official video for the title track, on which Casual is joined by fellow Hieroglyphics member Del The Funky Homosapien for a certified Hiero anthem. Video directed by Casual. Respect Game Or Expect Flames [cont.]

21 August, 2012 6:20 pm

With only a week left before the release of the collabortive album Respect Game Or Expect Flames, Casual and J Rawls are giving fans one more taste before the main course. The title track features Casual trading lines with Hieroglyphics cohort Del The Funky Homosapien over thumping J Rawls production. Respect Game Or Expect Flames [cont.]

27 July, 2012 11:19 am

Off Casual and J Rawls’ upcoming album Respect Game Or Expect Flames, available August 28th 2012.

18 July, 2012 5:41 pm

With their new album Respect Game Or Expect Flames set to hit stores on August 28th, Casual and J Rawls are now revealing the artwork and tracklist for the project. As Casual explains, the striking cover image has a deep symbolic meaning. “The burning Ankh represents new life rising from Nu, the primordial waters, the [cont.]

29 June, 2012 6:35 pm

Nearly 20 years after his classic debut album Fear Itself, Hieroglyphics emcee Casual is a certified Bay Area hip-hop legend. Now, he’s joining forces with veteran beatsmith J Rawls (producer for Black Star, J-Live, Stalley, Count Bass D, John Robinson, and more) for a brand new album, Respect Game Or Expect Flames. The project will [cont.]

23 May, 2012 10:39 am

Today, Hieroglyphics’ own Casual is excited to release his latest album, He Still Think He Raw, available via the crew’s long-running label, Hiero Imperium. The album is produced entirely by DJ Fresh & The Whole Shabang, and today, to celebrate the album release, Casual is excited to release a video for recent single, “Sushi” featuring [cont.]

17 May, 2012 12:54 am

Next week, on May 22nd, Hieroglyphics rapper Casual will release his latest album, He Still Think He Raw. The album, which will be released through Hiero Imperium, is produced entirely by DJ Fresh & The Whole Shabang, and today, following a string of previous video and single leaks, Casual is excited to release a brand [cont.]

8 May, 2012 2:52 pm

Last month, Hieroglyphics rapper Casual announced that his new album, He Still Think He Raw, will be released on May 22nd. The album is produced entirely by DJ Fresh & The Whole Shabang, and is a sequel of sorts to Casual’s 2001 album, He Think He Raw. To go along with that announcement, Casual released [cont.]

23 April, 2012 5:09 pm

New album “He Still Think HE Raw” coming May 22nd!! Produced by DJ Fresh & The Whole Shabang.

14 December, 2011 8:51 am

From Casual’s He Think He #RapGod, due December 27th.

2 November, 2011 10:15 am

From Casual’s new LP, He Think He #RapGod, in stores today.

21 September, 2011 4:42 pm

From The Hierophat, available now.

29 June, 2011 11:17 pm

Directed by Casual. J Rawls presents the latest video from his star-studded new album “The Hip-Hop Affect,” now in stores everywhere. “Find A New” finds the Ohio-based producer linking up with Casual from California’s mighty Hieroglyphics crew for a classic collaboration. “The Hip-Hop Affect” features Sadat X, Rhymefest, Diamond D, Edo G, Kev Brown, Oh [cont.]

14 June, 2011 5:49 pm

First single from Casual’s The Hierophant, due June 21st, and available streaming for listening right now via Bandcamp. Cas is also working on a film called He Still Think He Raw, as well as The Return Of The Backpack LP with Jake One.

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