Teren Delvon Jones, bka Del tha Funkee Homosapien, has hit our ears once again. With a standing history under his belt, Del has released his 14th album titled Funk Man: The Stimulus Package, only one year after his 13th project, Eleventh Hour. The best thing about this album: It’s FREE!!! With the help of sponsors such as Arnette, Osiris Shoes, Bandcamp.com, and Skull Candy, Del is able to give his fans those funky beats, catchy word-play, and everlasting originality for the price of zero.
Funk Man: The Stimulus Package marks almost 20 years in the hip hop game for Del. With the help of his cousin Ice Cube, Del released his first album titled, I Wish My Brother George Was Here in 1991 at the age of 18. The album was a success, but Del felt as if his creative input was limited. He released from his cousin’s direction for his next album, No Need for Alarm. Around the release of No Need for Alarm, Del also introduced the famous clique, Hieroglyphics, in which he released two full-length albums with and also introduced the independent record label, Hieroglyphics Imperial Recordings. Recently, Del tied knots with the record label Definitive Jux. With many years of conflict and fame, Del has sustained a solid foundation in the hip hop industry.
Del is currently on a promotional tour for his latest album in the US. Here is a list of the remaining tour dates:
Tue-May-05 Ann Arbor, MI Blind Pig
Wed-May-06 Columbus, OH Skullys (Late Show)
Thu-May-07 Lexington, KY Dame
Fri-May-08 Chicago, IL Reggies
Sat-May-09 Madison, WI High Noon
Mon-May-11 Columbia, MO Blue Note
Tue-May-12 Omaha, NE Slowdown
Thu-May-14 Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
Fri-May-15 Denver, CO Bluebird
Sat-May-16 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep
Mon-May-18 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
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