Wise Intelligent

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Wise Intelligent
Birth name Timothy Grimes[1]
Born New Brunswick, New Jersey[1]
Origin Trenton, New Jersey[2]
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, producer
Years active 1989–present
Labels Contract Recording Company, Intelligent Muzik, Shaman Work
Associated acts Poor Righteous Teachers
Website www.wiseintelligent.com

Timothy Grimes, better known by his stage name Wise Intelligent, is an American hip hop musician from Trenton, New Jersey. He is a member of Poor Righteous Teachers.[3] He released The Talented Timothy Taylor in 2007.[4] His third solo studio album, The Unconkable Djezuz Djonez, was released in 2011.[5] In 2012, he was listed by Complex as one of the "50 Most Slept-On Rappers of All Time".[6] In 2017, he released a collaborative album with Gensu Dean, titled Game of Death.[7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Killin' U... for Fun (1996)
  • The Talented Timothy Taylor (2007)
  • The Unconkable Djezuz Djonez (2011)
  • El Negro Guerrero (2013)
  • Stevie Bonneville Wallace (2016)
  • The Blue Klux Klan (2017)
  • Game of Death (2017) (with Gensu Dean)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Blessed Be the Poor? (2007)

Singles[edit]

  • "Killin'-U" b/w "Tu-Shoom-Pang" (1995)
  • "Rastafarian Girl" (1996)
  • "Never Kill Again" b/w "Freestyle" (1996)
  • "Steady Slangin'" b/w "My Sound" (1996)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Steve Harvey - "I'm the One" (1990)
  • Professor Griff - "Verbal Intercourse" from Black Draft (1993)
  • Nitty Gritty - "Good Morning Teacher" (1995)
  • Assassin - "Wake Up! (Réveillez-Vous!)" from Perles Rares (1989-2002) (2004)
  • Jel - "WMD" from Soft Money (2006)
  • Blue Sky Black Death - "Engage My Words" from A Heap of Broken Images (2006)
  • Oh No - "Black" from Exodus into Unheard Rhythms (2006)
  • Snowgoons - "Teacher's Trademark" from German Lugers (2007)
  • Truth Universal - "Black Culture" from Self Determination (2008)
  • Blee - "Figured Out" from Cosmos Road (2010)
  • Bombshell - "The Highest" from The Premix (2010)
  • Rockin' Squat - "Démocratie Fasciste (Article 5)" from Confessions d'un Enfant du Siècle: Volume 3 (2010)
  • Rockin' Squat - "Démocratie Fasciste (Article 5)" and "Wake Up" from US Alien (Chapter One) (2011)
  • Reef the Lost Cauze & Snowgoons - "Mount Up" from Your Favorite MC (2011)
  • Beneficence - "Royal Dynasty (Remix)" from Sidewalk Science (2011)
  • J. Rawls - "Face It" from The Hip-Hop Affect (2011)
  • Billions - "Die Slow" from A Secret Worth Billions (2012)
  • Def Dee - "Lightning I'm Igniting" from 33 and a Third (2013)
  • The White Shadow - "Trust Issues" from Destroyer (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Coleman, Brian (2007). Check the Technique: Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies. Random House. pp. 333–347.
  2. ^ Paine, Jake (February 5, 2011). "Poor Righteous Teachers' Wise Intelligent Readies "The UnConKable Djezuz Djonez" For February 8 Release". HipHopDX.
  3. ^ Lewis, Miles Marshall (2004). Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don't Have Bruises. Akashic Books. pp. 149–172.
  4. ^ Selbo, Jordan (August 15, 2007). "Wise Intelligent: The Talented Timothy Taylor: Back 2 School (1st Period)". City Pages.
  5. ^ Arnold, Paul W. (February 28, 2011). "Wise Intelligent Talks "Illuminati" And Why Jay-Z's Membership Is Irrelevant". HipHopDX.
  6. ^ Martin, Andrew; Drake, David; Baker, Ernest; Ahmed, Insanul (November 16, 2012). "23. Wise Intelligent — The 50 Most Slept-On Rappers of All Time". Complex.
  7. ^ Weinstein, Max (April 27, 2017). "Wise Intelligent of Poor Righteous Teachers and Gensu Dean Share "Amen" Single Ahead of New Album". XXL.

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