The Mighty Underdogs
|The Mighty Underdogs|
|Origin||San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States|
Crown City Rockers
|Members||Gift of Gab
Lateef the Truthspeaker
The Mighty Underdogs is an American hip hop supergroup from San Francisco Bay Area. It consists of rappers Gift of Gab from Blackalicious and Lateef the Truthspeaker of Latyrx and producer Headnodic of Crown City Rockers.
The Mighty Underdogs was formed when Lateef the Truthspeaker, planning to make his own solo album, listened to some of Headnodic-produced tracks, rapped a verse for each, and sent them over to Gift of Gab.
The first studio album, Droppin' Science Fiction, was released on Definitive Jux in 2008. It featured contributions from Chali 2na, DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born, and MF Doom, as well as Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, Tash, Julian Marley, and Damian Marley.
- Droppin' Science Fiction (2008)
- The Prelude (2007)
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