Bronx rhyming vet Percee P is one of indie raps
top do-it-yourselfers. The verbal flamethrower known for swift and intricate
rhyme schemes actually peddles his album directly to the consumer.
Check the sidewalk near New Yorks Fat Beats
and youll probably find him hawking Now and Then, his greatest
I make them myself, Percee P told
Allhiphop.com. Theyre songs you cant even get now.
Among those rare jams are Lung Collapsing
Lyrics with Pharaoh Monch and "Yes You May" featuring A.G. and
Lord Finesse. Check the disc closely and youll often find Percees
signature. Thanks for the love and support, Percee typically writes.
If you see him in person, hell sign upon
request and those who cop his album on-line often end up with signed copies
Last year, Percee collaborated with Jurassic
5 and Wildchild. After checking those tunes, Percee says fans can learn about
his storied past through his self made discs. Theyll wonder whos
Percee P. Thats where the CD comes in, says Percee. Some of
[the tracks] is old, but whats old to them is new to somebody else.
Percees currently featured on Unstoppable,
a cut with Planet Asia on JS-1s Ground Original album. In addition,
an international trek with Wildchild is being discussed.
Though plans for that elusive new LP are sketchy,
he lists Madlib, DJ Babu, Cut Chemist, Easy Mo Bee, Diamond D and Moe Love as
Although several labels have shown interest in
the Rhyme Inspector, hes biding his time until the right offer presents
itself. Everybodys talkin, he says. Until I can
really see the paperwork, then its just talk.