The Shape Shifters

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The Shape Shifters
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Alternative hip hop
Years active 1998–present
Labels Champion Sound
Celestial Recordings
Mean Street
Cornerstone R.A.S.
Associated acts Sole, Pedestrian, 2Mex, Slug, Busdriver, Pigeon John, Omid, Andre Afram Asmar, Paris Zax
Members Akuma
Awol One
Die Young
LA Jae
Life Rexall
Past members DJ Rob One

The Shape Shifters are an underground hip hop collective based in Los Angeles, California.[1] It consists of Akuma, Awol One, Circus, Die Young, Existereo, LA Jae, Life Rexall, and Radioinactive.[2][3][4]

The group prevented The Shapeshifters, another act from the United Kingdom, from using the name in the United States. That resulted in the latter changing its name to Shape:UK, but for the United States only.



  • Planet of the Shapes (1998)
  • Know Future (1999)
  • Adopted by Aliens (2000)
  • Soul-Lows (2002)
  • Soulows Two (2004)
  • The Shape Shifters Was Here (2004)


  • "Triple Threat" (1998)
  • "2012" (1999)
  • "Circuit City" (2004)


  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "The Shape Shifters". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ Feigner, Eric (December 3, 2004). "The Shapeshifters poised to attack". The Daily Barometer. 
  3. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (September 1999). "Shapeshifters - Planet EP". Exclaim!. 
  4. ^ Serwer, Jesse (November 30, 2004). "The Shapeshifters Was Here". XLR8R. 

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