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Hieroglyphics Announce Release Parties, Paintings and Clothing Collaborations
The Legendary Hiero Crew Releases Collaborative Toy, Jacket, And Canvas, Celebrates With Release Parties
(November 4, 2010 - Brooklyn, NY)
The legendary Bay Area hip-hop crew Hieroglyphics are now part of a select group of people who can say they have their very own action figure. Having teamed up with GOLDCOIN for a project called The Hieroglyphics x GOLDCOIN Capsule Collection, fans will have access to Hiero inspired clothing and accessories commemorating their legacy. To celebrate the first of many releases from the collaboration, the 7" vinyl action figure, appropriately named Hieroman, a party is being thrown in San Francisco on November 5th, at which every item from the partnership will be on display. Paired with a live DJ spinning Hiero classics and free entry, it's an event not to be missed.
For fans of Hiero and art-collectors alike, W.A.I.L. has announced a limited series of Hieroglyphics-inspired paintings that are now available for reservation. Restricted to 300 canvases, all are signed by the entire crew and come with a certificate of authenticity. Those wanting to go even further can reserve one of the twenty paintings from "The Monument Series" which, instead of the standard 40" x 40" size, is a massive 60" x 60". As these pieces are so limited, it is advised to act quickly before they become unavailable.
The final of the three recent collaborations with Hiero comes from Akomplice, the Colorado-based clothing company. Putting a spin on their already popular Hooded Varsity jacket, the company has embossed the silhouette with both the Akomplice and Hiero logos. To take the project to the next level, Hiero has recorded an original track that is only available through purchase of the jacket. Fuzion's retail space in Santa Barbara will host the product's live release, for which Akomplice and members of Hiero will be present.
For more information on The Hieroglyphics x GOLDCOIN Capsule Collection release party, click here: http://hieroman.eventbrite.com/ .
For more information on the W.A.I.L. painted canvases, click here: http://whenartimitateslife.com/hiero/hiero_landing.html .
For more information on the Hiero/Akomplice Hooded Varsity jacket, click here: http://www.akomplice-clothing.com/blog/?p=3125 .
When: Friday, November 5, 2010
What: Hieroman Release Party
Where: Minna Gallery @ 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
21 Years Old and Up
RSVP at: http://hieroman.eventbrite.com/ .
About Hiero Imperium Records:
Founded in 1997 in Oakland, CA, Hiero Imperium Records is Del The Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, Domino, and the Souls of Mischief, made up of A-Plus, Opio, Phesto and Tajai. Coming off waves of success from earlier releases like Souls' '93 Til Infinity, the Hiero crew had already established themselves as a name in mainstream and underground hip-hop, and soon released their first collective project Third Eye Vision. Since then the Hiero team has been thriving in the hip-hop world, releasing a number of projects within the label as well as branching out for collaborations with the likes of Jurassic 5, George Clinton, Dilated Peoples, Q-Tip, Xzibit and Gorrillaz.
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