Artists Bio: EPMD
Rollingstones – De La Soul and Public Enemy got all the press at the time, but EPMD influenced the shape of ’90s hip-hop as much as any late-’80s artist except for N.W.A and Kool G. Rap. They were regular guys who made the hottest tracks: No elaborate concepts here, just one or two funk samples looped to death, and some imperturbably cool, deadpan rhymes on top, courtesy of Long Island guys Parrish Smith and Erick Sermon.
Artist Bio: People Under the Stairs
Wikipedia – People Under the Stairs, or PUTS, have released three albums since 1998, and have since put out a record every two years, with the exception of 2004.
In other interesting facts Chris “Thes One” Portugal was featured on “The Price Is Right” In which Bob Barker ask “Who is our next contestant Randy?, and Randy replied, “Christopher Portugal! who was there along with DJ Kaleem and a member of Giant Panda.
His musical aliases include Thes One, Uncle Thester, Supreme One, Thessoterrorist, and [[Lord Radio]. Double K (Michael Turner, Jr.) is originally from Los Angeles, California, and was born in 1977. He is also known to go by Double K, K Jackson, Dub K, L.A. Mike, Mikey, Kaos, Hale Bop, and Kidd Drunkadelic.