Psalm One

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Psalm One
Birth name Cristalle Bowen
Also known as Hologram Kizzie
Origin Chicago, Illinois
Genres Underground hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2001–present
Labels Rhymesayers Entertainment
Associated acts Brother Ali, Tanya Morgan, Nacrobats, A-Plus, Aagee
Website Official website

Cristalle Bowen, better known by her stage name Psalm One, is an underground hip hop artist based in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Ben Yaster of Dusted Magazine described her as "one of the most promising voices in hip hop today, perhaps even more so than Lupe Fiasco, her Chicago peer and fellow brainy rapper."[2]

Biography[edit]

2006 saw the release of Psalm One's album, The Death of Frequent Flyer, on Rhymesayers Entertainment.[3] It was produced by Thaione Davis, Overflo and Ant.[4] In 2010, she released Woman at Work, a series of free original compositions, through her website.[5] Child Support, a collaborative album with the America Scores program, was released in 2012.[6] She released the Free Hugs EP under the Hologram Kizzie moniker in 2013.[7] Hug Life, her first album as Hologram Kizzie, was released in 2014.[8]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Bio: Chemistry (2002)
  • Bio: Chemistry II: Esters and Essays (2004)
  • The Death of Frequent Flyer (2006)
  • Woman at Work (2010)
  • Woman at Work Vol. 2: 500 Bars (2010)
  • Woman at Work Vol. 3 (2010)
  • Child Support (2012)
  • Hug Life (2014), as Hologram Kizzie

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Get in the Van (2005)
  • Get in the Van Vol. 2 (2007)
  • Get in the Van Vol. 3 (2011)

EPs[edit]

  • Whippersnapper (2001)
  • Regular Black Girl (2012), as Hologram Kizzie
  • Free Hugs (2013), as Hologram Kizzie

Singles[edit]

  • "Juke Me" (2011)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Maker - "Nacrology" from Honestly (2003)
  • Polyphonic the Verbose - "Out to Lunch" from Abstract Data Ark (2005)
  • Casual - "Bitin' and Freakin'" from Smash Rockwell (2005)
  • Copperpot - "Blow" from WYLA? (2007)
  • The Ritz - "Blown" from The Night of Day (2008)
  • Longshot - "How U like it" from Addicted (2008)
  • Ro Knew - "We the Ones" from High Times in Low Places (2009)
  • Canibus - "Ripperland" from Melatonin Magik (2010)
  • Hopie - "Retarded" from Raw Gems (2011)
  • The Hood Internet - "More Fun" from FEAT (2012)
  • Oh No - "Same Shit" from Disrupted Ads (2013)
  • Probcause - "Subzero" and "Whiskey on the Rocks" from The Recipe Volume 2 (2013)
  • Culture Cry Wolf - "You Wanted This" from The Sapient Sessions (2013)
  • Neak - "Hollywood Talk" from XIII (2013)
  • CunninLynguists - "The Morning" from Strange Journey Volume Three (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marisa Brown. "The Death of Frequent Flyer - Psalm One". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ Ben Yaster (2 August 2006). "Psalm One - The Death of Frequent Flyer". Dusted Magazine. 
  3. ^ Max Herman (1 August 2006). "The Death of Frequent Flyer". XLR8R. 
  4. ^ Dalia Cohen (July 2006). "Psalm One - Death of Frequent Flyer". Exclaim!. 
  5. ^ Jessica Hopper (21 April 2011). "Psalm One does it her way with 'Woman at Work' series". Chicago Tribune. 
  6. ^ Chi Chi (23 July 2012). "Psalm One - Interview - 7/15/2012". Scratched Vinyl. 
  7. ^ Tosten Burks (19 June 2013). "Reader's Agenda Wed 6/19: Thai Festival, Bronzeville art, and Psalm One". Chicago Reader. 
  8. ^ Jessica Hopper (6 February 2014). "Psalm One has a new name, new sounds, same excellence". Chicago Tribune. 

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