Del the Funky Homosapien, Soundtrack: Money Monster. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates Del released Future Development on the internet as a tape in 1998, however it was re-released in 2002 under the Hieroglyphics Imperium label.[1]. Clint Eastwood would not be played live with Del until 2014 during an SXSW date at Damon Albarn's Everyday Robots solo tour, where Del and Damon would finally meet in person for the first time. Listen to music by Del Tha Funkee Homosapien on Apple Music. A month before the release of Future Development, Del would receive a letter from his record label Elektra notifying him that his contract with Elektra had expired. Del Tha Ghost Rapper(also known as Del the Ghost) is the ghost of Russel Hobbs' late friend who was killed in a drive-by shooting. Del The Funky Homosapien and Damon Albarn had previously collaborated on the tracks Time Keep on Slipping, a song from Deltron 3030's self-titled debut album, and What is This Loneliness, a song from Deltron 3030's sequel, Deltron Event II. He plays the role of drummer Russel's dead MC friend. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Gorillaz & Del The Funky Homosapien. Del originally planned to join Gorillaz on the first European leg of The Now Now tour in 2018, but was not able appear in any more dates after the first show, due to a near fatal fall at Roskilde that fractured 7 of his ribs and punctured one of his lungs. Del The Funky Homosapien '90s alt-rap great Del comes through for his second appearance on Gorillaz' debut LP. - Del The Funky Homosapien In 2001, a song that combined dubby reggae with hip hop and old timey western soundtrack music became a hit in America. Del the Funky Homosapien - discover this song's samples, covers and remixes on WhoSampled Del the Funky Homosapien. Gorillaz Wiki is a FANDOM Music Community. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? Despite mixed reviews upon release, I Wish My Brother George Was Here was generally well received. Del was born and raised in Oakland, California on August 12, 1972. The band were performing their breakthrough single Clint Eastwood at … When it comes to explaining their Nine Songs selections, they’re equally mysterious about the why’s and wherefores of each song. Del the Funky Homosapien) by Gorillaz. The episode featured original music from Deltron 3030 made just for the episode of the show. Del tha Funkee Homosapien is an alternative hip-hop artist. Del The Funky Homosapien Recalls Ghostwriting For Ice Cube & Gorillaz' "Clint Eastwood" Being His Only Platinum Record Published on: Jun 17, 2016, 10:50 AM by Dana Scott Gorillaz’s self-titled debut celebrates its 19th anniversary on March 26, the album is best known for its Del The Funky Homosapien-featuring single “Clint Eastwood.” Teren Delvon Jones (born August 12, 1972), better known as Del the Funky Homosapien or Del tha Funkee Homosapien or Sir Dzl, is an American underground hip hop MC. [3], Del The Funky Homosapien is the rapper for the Gorillaz self titled debut album tracks Clint Eastwood and Rock The House. He decided to break away from Ice Cube's influence on his next album, No Need for Alarm, a break which (along with their disappointment in demos for his 3rd LP) caused the record label Elektra to drop Del's contract. Del The Funky Homosapien:Back In The Chamber. Del The Funky Homosapien:Ahonetwo, Ahonetwo (Remix) Del The Funky Homosapien:And They Thought That Was Hell. In their videos he was portrayed as a ghost. Also in 2006 his song "Dr. Bombay" was used in commercials for the movie Beerfest and more recently a Hieroglyphics song "At the Helm" was featured in commercials for Tony Hawk's Project 8. Great Song Free Money: ... Del tha Funky Homosapien- Inside the funk House - … [CDATA[ Rock The House (Featuring Del tha Funkee Homosapien) by the Gorillaz. Complete discography, ratings, reviews and more. //]]>, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. After the song went platinum he gave the plaque to his mother[2]. In 2006, the song "Catch A Bad One" was used in the game Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. America has a history for latching on to cowboy influenced songs by odd bands and turning those songs into fluke hits (such is the case with Wall of Voodoo and DEVO.) Listen to music from Gorillaz & Del The Funky Homosapien like Clint Eastwood, Rock the house & more. "Rock the House" by Gorillaz feat. Del, however, was unhappy with the album, believing it was over-produced and phony. On May 23 2000, he released Deltron 3030 with Dan “the Automator” Nakamura and Kid Koala, which garnered praise from critics[citation needed] and helped expand Del's audience. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. ", from "Triangulation Station", 2005. Directed by Pete Candeland, Jamie Hewlett. Del the Funky Homosapien. Information on Del the Funky Homosapien. [9][10] After a successful surgery, Del has recovered from the injuries but is still in pain, and has a cat as an emotional support animal to help him get through the trauma and anxiety. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ec/Clint_Eastwood.jpg, https://web.archive.org/web/20070814112553/http://ensim.hieroglyphics.com/artists/del/, https://web.archive.org/web/20120916213947/http://www.spinner.com/2010/04/19/del-the-funky-homosapien-gorillaz-clint-eastwood-rap/, http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/watch-del-the-funky-homosapien-guests-on-craig-of-the-creek-oct-1/, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq2qSq6NpNY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxd_eDTbBMQ, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYX3ALqcPHQ, https://noisey.vice.com/en_au/article/vbjva9/del-the-funky-homosapien-discusses-his-near-fatal-fall-and-painful-recovery, https://twitter.com/DelHIERO/status/1019639137018753035, https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk9sC26nJtf/?taken-by=hewll, https://gorillaz.fandom.com/wiki/Del_The_Funky_Homosapien?oldid=39416, The Coup, track "The Repo Man Sings For You," from "Steal This Album" (1998), Opio of Souls of Mischief, "What's Wrong With This Picture? Del the Funky Homosapien sampled MC Shan and Biz Markie's "Live Routine (Full Version)". Del was gunned down in a drive-by shooting along with Russel's other high school friends one night outside a 7-Eleven Store. The music video for "Rock the House" was directed by Jamie Hewlett and Pete Candeland. … In 2003, the song "Positive Contact" from Deltron 3030 was featured in the game Tony Hawk's Underground. This song is on the album G Sides. After 5 years of solo inactivity, Del would release Future Development online in 1998. In 2000, the song "Jaw Gymnastics", featuring Casual, was featured in the game Knockout Kings. I Have Many Names: He is also known as "Del the Funky Homosapien", "Del Tha Ghost Rapper" or "Sir Dzl". //