Themselves

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Themselves
Also known asThem
OriginOakland, California
GenresHip hop
Years active1998–present
LabelsAnticon
Associated actsSubtle, 13 & God
MembersDoseone
Jel

Themselves, previously known as Them, is an American hip hop duo based in Oakland, California.[1] It consists of Doseone and Jel.[2] They are also part of Subtle and 13 & God.[3] The duo's first studio album, Them, was included on Fact's "100 Best Indie Hip-Hop Records of All Time" list.[4]

History[edit]

Doseone and Jel met through Mr. Dibbs and formed Themselves.[5] Then known as Them, the duo's first studio album, Them, was released in 2000.[4] In 2002, Themselves released the second studio album, The No Music.[6] A remix album, The No Music of AIFFs, was released in 2003.[7] In 2009, Themselves released a mixtape, The Free Houdini, as well as the third studio album, Crowns Down.[8] Another remix album, Crowns Down & Company, was released in 2010.[9]

Members[edit]

  • Doseone – vocals, production
  • Jel – vocals, production

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

Mixtapes

Remix albums

Live albums

  • Live (2003)
  • Live II (2005)

Singles

  • "Joyful Toy of 1001 Faces" (1999)
  • "This About the City Too" (2002)
  • "P.U.S.H." (2004)

Compilation appearances

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kamps, Garrett (February 11, 2004). "The Noticon". SF Weekly. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  2. ^ Merono, Esther (December 2, 2009). "Themselves". SLUG Magazine. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  3. ^ Acharya, Kiran (July 28, 2010). "Aorta To The Blade Of The Day: Doseone On Alan Moore & More". The Quietus. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "The 100 best indie hip-hop records of all time (Page 6 of 101)". Fact. February 25, 2015. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  5. ^ Ali, Reyan (December 9, 2009). "Themselves". Salt Lake City Weekly. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  6. ^ Chennault, Sam (October 1, 2002). "Themselves: The No Music". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  7. ^ Stelloh, Tim (February 1, 2004). "Themselves: The No Music of Aiff's". PopMatters. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Gieben, Bram E. (June 30, 2010). "Themselves: Return of the Boom Bap". The Skinny. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  9. ^ Fallon, Patric (September 2, 2010). "Themselves "You Ain't It (Lazer Sword Remix)"". XLR8R. Retrieved July 2, 2018.

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