Percee P

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Percee P
Birth name John Percy Simon
Also known as The Rhyme Inspector
Born (1969-07-09) July 9, 1969 (age 45)[citation needed]
Origin The South Bronx, New York
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1988–present
Labels Stones Throw
Associated acts Madlib, Oh No
Website www.perceep.com

John Percy Simon, better known by his stage name Percee P,[1] is a hip hop artist from The South Bronx, New York City, United States.[2] Unkut described him as the "legendary lyricist of the subterranean".[3] He has collaborated with a number of musicians, including Lord Finesse, Kool Keith, Jurassic 5, and Jedi Mind Tricks.[4]

Career[edit]

Percee P released the official debut album, Perseverance, on Stones Throw Records in 2007.[5] It featured guest appearances from Aesop Rock, Chali 2na, Diamond D, Guilty Simpson, and Prince Po,[6] and it was produced by Madlib.[7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Now and Then (2004)
  • Legendary Status (2005)
  • Perseverance: The Remix (2007)
  • Oh No vs. Percee P (2008) with Oh No

Singles[edit]

  • "Now They Wanna See Me" b/w "Puttin' Heads to Bed" (1992)
  • "Nowhere Near Simple" b/w "Don't Cum Strapped" (1996)
  • "Put It on the Line" (2005)
  • "Percekusion" b/w "NY to the UK" (2005)
  • "Throwback Rap Attack" (2006)
  • "Watch Your Step" (2007)
  • "The Hand That Leads You" (2007)
  • "No Time for Jokes" b/w "Last of the Greats" (2008)
  • "Get Down" (2013)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Lord Finesse - "Yes You May" from Return of the Funky Man (1992)
  • Kool Keith & Godfather Don - "You're Late" from Cenobites (1993)
  • Shazam X - "Respect Costs More Than Money" (1996)
  • Aesop Rock - "Wake Up Call" from Music for Earthworms (1997)
  • C-Rayz Walz - "Stupid Def" from The Prelude (2001)
  • Jurassic 5 - "A Day at the Races" from Power in Numbers (2002)
  • Jaylib - "The Exclusive" from Champion Sound (2003)
  • Wildchild - "Knicknack" from Secondary Protocol (2003)
  • Jedi Mind Tricks - "Walk with Me" from Visions of Gandhi (2003)
  • Edan - "Torture Chamber" from Beauty and the Beat (2005)
  • Four Tet - "A Joy" from Remixes (2006)
  • Mekalek - "The Gritty Bop" from Live and Learn (2006)
  • Wildchild - "The League" from Jack of All Trades (2007)
  • The Heliocentrics - "Distant Star" (2008)
  • Connie Price and the Keystones - "International Hustler", "Thundersounds", and "Catatonia (Get Em)" from Tell Me Something (2008)
  • Grip Grand - "Paper Cup" from Brokelore (2008)
  • Jazz T - "Percekusion (Boot Remix)" from All City Kings (2008)
  • Terra Firma - "Hall of Fame" from Music to Live By (2008)
  • Ivan Ives - "Kill Em" from Newspeak (2009)
  • The Whitefield Brothers - "Reverse" from Earthology (2010)
  • Beat Bop Scholar - "Authentic Minded Intro" from Authentic Minded (2012)
  • Nix - "Encore" from The Nixtape (2012)
  • Substance Abuse - "Paper Tigers" from Background Music (2013)
  • Dudley Perkins - "Hearing Test" from Dr. Stokley (2013)
  • Kid Tsu - "Down Pat" from The Chase (2013)
  • The Extremities featuring Ghettosocks - "Keep On" from Instruments (2014)
  • Namek - "Universal Energy" from Namifest Destiny (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Percee P - Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ Fleck, Kyle (March 28, 2014). "Tonight in Music: The War on Drugs, the Black Lips, Percee P, Jupe Jupe and Newaxeyes!". The Stranger. 
  3. ^ Ettelson, Robbie (December 11, 2007). "Percee P - The Unkut Interview". Unkut. 
  4. ^ Rule, Dan (January 1, 2008). "I persevere: Percee P". The Age. 
  5. ^ Patrin, Nate (August 28, 2007). "Percee P: Perseverance". Pitchfork Media. 
  6. ^ Washington, Rico (November 22, 2007). "Perseverance". XLR8R. 
  7. ^ Acharya, Neil (December 2007). "Percee P - Perseverance". Exclaim!. 

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