Can you envision the perfect mc? Would he/she be hardcore, conscious, funny, clever? What type of flow would he/she kick: laid-back, ferocious, melodic? In 1994 five Brooklyn cats were building on this exact question, and decided that one person could never fully embody hip-hop. Only a group could perfectly express the culture, and thus Pitch Black was born.
Pitch Black's members (D.G., Devious, Fast, G.O.D., and Zakee) have each been involved with hip-hop since day one. Zakee says "Everybody was doing their thing, talent shows, school performances, beat boxing, djaying, we all wrote graffiti. So we're 360 degrees of hip-hop, we cover every aspect of the culture, the way of life." After forming Pitch Black in 1994, the five went straight to the lab and honed their skills, writing rhymes, and recording tracks.
Pitch Black paid serious dues, starting from the bottom with independent
releases: "Hold Me Down" b/w "Ashes to Ashes" and shortly after a 5 track ... Read full biography