Moe Pope - "What You Need"


MC Moe Pope's career first took off in the early 2000s with Bay Area-based hip-hop band Mission (who later became known as Crown City Rockers) which also feat. Bay Area General Raashan Ahmad . After a series of 12"s, Pope appeared on the group's LP, One, in 2001, before he decided to return to Boston in order to look after his daughter. Back in his hometown, he connected with rapper/producer Insight and his five-man outfit, Electric (aka Electric Company). Along with Electric members Anonymous and Raheem Jamal, Pope broke off from the collective to form Project Move, issuing their debut album, Love Gone Wrong/Butterfly Theory, in 2006. As each group’s members went off to make solo records, Pope reunited with his former Crown City cohort Headnodic for the 2008 well received collaborative album Megaphone.

2010-2011 had Moe Pope with a new production partner and a new label for his next , Life After God, paired in part with the mash up spectacle "Depeche Moe" taking the Vocals from the L.A.G album and fusing them with Synth Pop/New Wave legends Depeche Mode's sonic back drop...the man and his new band "Quills" consisting of Rain, Christopher Talkin, Chris Klaxton, and Michael McCarthy set out on a journey which Brands them as Itunes Rewinds top 10 albums of 2010, 2011 Boston's Best in the Phoenix, The Improper Bostonian Music Issue's New up and comer, and Boston Heralds Top local hiphop Album of 2010. Stampeding Elephants...Moe Pope's Free Mixtape collaboration with Annie Mulz Clothing ...is a gift to fans eager for something to hold them over until the sampless full length face melter "Let The Right One's In" releases on Brick Records with Rain creating a monstrous sound without the use of any samples...Envision the MC/Producer platform of Pete Rock & CL Smooth, a new age Tribe Called Quest blended with the abstract prose of Bob Dylan and the pure adrenalin angst of Bad Brains, prepare to "Let The Right One's In"...