Phero

Phero

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Phero is a young up and coming Hip Hop artist from Chicago, bringing you the true meaning of Emceeing. Whether it's his great stage presence, eyebrow lifting rhymes, crowd control demand, or smooth talking voice, Phero gives an unforgettable performance for the world to see.

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Biography

Phero (born Eric Lopez) is a young up and coming Hip Hop artist from Chicago. Known for his creative rhyme schemes and abstract lyrics with unforgettable whit punch lines, this young Mexican & Salvadorian hybrid stands out from the others. With recent released LP The Rise, he proved the abilities of an arising star, creating a masterpiece of impressive words over heavily influenced vinyl Jazz samples with a perfect blend of Hip Hop soul.

Phero began his journey in the mid 2000’s. He started with inspirations like Nas, Tribe Called Quest, and The Fugees, yet pushed his sound further to perfect a lane of music that is hardly found in current day. Raised from a family filled with musicians, Phero wrote songs at the tender age of twelve. After appearances in neighborhood cyphers and performing at countless open mics around the city, Phero grew a name for himself and came to be the talk in everyone’s conversation. Itzamna, president of Immaculate Entertainment, discovered him in 2008 and immediately signed him to his label knowing full well the depth of Phero’s talent. Within a year’s process their partnership led to the release of his debut EP, The Fallen Moon, and his first full-length album, The Rise. With an astonishing reaction from the people Phero’s career took notice for greatness.

Whether it's his great stage presence, eyebrow lifting rhymes, crowd control demand, or smooth talking voice, this 90's baby gives an unforgettable performance for the world to see. He has shared stages with prolific Hip Hop acts such as Dead Prez, Vast Aire, and Qwel. Phero's music has also impressively been featured on the worldwide Windows Media Market, Zune's Download of the Week, and also a regular circulation on 90.5FM and 88.7FM.

Phero is a selected feature by The Source Magazine’s "Independent Hip Hop Market," and his clothing sponsor is none other than Ethnikroots.Phero delivered his free digital Plan B Mixtape on Nov 12th, 2010 and reached over 2,300 World Wide hits in first week alone. He is scheduled to release a new EP album in 2011. Making it happen

Lyrics

The Foundation

Written By: Eric "Phero" Lopez

yo

(verse 1)
memories of the dark days
arm reaching for raw peaks of light dreams
tender where my heart stays
its all games in tall flames of arcades
my mic checks 1,2 praises an outrage
confedential mass vocab
pens and pencils
oh dear god im just too suspencful
spit sick graphic monumental
foundermental
and i'll kill the shit out of instrumentals
now in the mean while
catch the beat deep
peep the computer screens captured freestyles
now i gotta give my props to jams
thanks to you kid
i got everyone i'm saying of the man
passion is deep
my flows are outragous
even satin rages
the rhymes out of these pages
trapped in cages
time to release the struggles
from the place were goverment doesnt seem to love you
chicago
southside throw it up
before chantal comes and tears some shit up
what the fuck
cats now turning into tigers
fake the real and seal the deal into liers
bring the ruckus no drama
please turn the sacrafice for the turn of the hated karma
these are my grounds homie
i must protect it
pass the masses where my stelo is perfect

(hook)
thats the sound of the melody
yup hear the sound of the melody
(repeat)

(verse 2)
flash forward to the better times
meet the beat in deep sleep to defeat
the wack boring average types
rip lines through spilled lines to sent mics
ruggid as fuck but still so damn tight
convert to the smaller portions
leaving all confused on my moves like religion and abortion
devoted to the mad tracks of hot gaps
can't top that
phillip morris got my back
create masterpeices with magic
who else u know with such english vocab
and still speak spanish
phero tha ill that is
the moster is coming
go parents, hide ur kids
start running
theres a new hero in town now
pilsen south side chicago holding it down
balance ur soul
balance ur mind
balance ur heart
and everything will be just fine
exactly what mother says
i was set down from the heavens to produce and to represent
spit with allegiance
back flips and tembelling
as i destroy and smash ur intelegence
irrelevent into my lyrical sentence
phero tha ill a true god in ur presense
style perfected
the rise of the undergroud
real hip hop with the raw methods

(hook)
thats the sound of the melody
yup hear the sound of the melody
(repeat)

Saved

Written By: Eric "Phero" Lopez

uh uh yeah yeah

(verse 1)
stuck in between thoughts
the cheap cost of my fought
keeps off the burn pain cycle
old rivals
try to keep my high temper in check
hard to neglect steps
and yet paint the wide canvas wet
ahh
gotta face the music
can't always be the emcee to loose it
live free and be loose kid
at ease
let the questions ask you
just cuz i can don't really
mean that i have to
these walls get stuck
kinda like a statue
remember the action mixed with passion values
man i wanna be saved
but these strolls seem so far from the modern day
to create change
i was told there was no yellow brick roads
should i start to dig dirt on the search of gold
never mind that
let it all rewind back
the plant grows and blossoms while time pass

(hook)
i wanna be saved
i wanna be saved
i wanna
i wanna be saved
the time is now
uh uh
i wanna be saved
i wanna be saved
we all could use a little change

(verse 2)
stuck in between thoughts
the cheap cost of my fought
keeps off the burn pain cycle
old rivals
try to keep my high temper in check
hard to neglect steps
and yet paint the wide canvas wet
ahh
keep making the same mistake
realize
you can't ever misplace the dotted words of faith
can i pleed for an answer
or become a solitude outcast before the sentence after
the world is mine
shadows of a selfish kind are blind
inside its all about the rhythm
this dude ain't dope unless the crowd feel em
meaning its a fifty fifty win for the villain
put ur hands up to the ceiling
gotta smoke some urb to this one
feeling really good to this one
all smiles, i'm free chillen
smash on cats this soul will hit them

(hook)
i wanna be saved
i wanna be saved
i wanna
i wanna be saved
the time is now
uh uh
i wanna be saved
i wanna be saved
we all could use a little change
all use a little change
(repeat)

(verse 3)
stuck in between thoughts
the cheap cost of my fought
keeps off the burn pain cycle
old rivals
try to keep my high temper in check
hard to neglect steps
and yet paint the wide canvas wet
ahh
otta focus on the bigger picture
snap a photo of life, to see the old scripture
wind beneath us is hot
back drop the climax
we haven't yet to begun to this plot
record spins ,trouble grins, love forgives
who kidden kid we all do sins
react not quick, take a wiff think twice
and there goes another lesson of stage fright
now
my girl think i'm double the asshole
saying my words mean shit, let ash flow
i know the chapters seem to be def
but i can't let go till i face the mad face the death
until my body slept,
until my eyes have wept,
until my spirit left, until i'm out of breath
uhhh until i'm out of breath

(verbal scratch)
it's good music
good music
you gotta feel it
good music

(hook)
stuck in between thoughts
the cheap cost of my fought
keeps off the burn pain cycle
old rivals
try to keep my high temper in check
hard to neglect steps
and yet paint the wide canvas wet
ahh....ahh ahh ahh

Grand Master Kush

Written By: Eric "Phero" Lopez

(verse 1)
above the clouds above the galaxy
reaching high definition spaces so randomly
majesty, having dinner with adam and eve had to be
a place a romance, no chance of segregation
come on my spaceship
and travel across particles, waves and ill sounds
sounds hit the beat the beat meets the ground
the ground creeps beneath the surface where snow is found
color dreams, paint walls for skies
no pain inside ask questions why
think collaso
swallow empty thoughts with gods and diablos
(cough) i thought so
joint passes, blood shot madness
half baked movie straight laughin'
i got smiling faces floating around funny
goddamit i'm oh so hungry

(chorus)
i can't stop feeling high
it's like i can't stop
i'll never come down
so i won't stop
i can't stop feeling
it's like i can't stop
how i'm gonna come down

(verse 2)
ride the purple dragon
watch black ninja magic
the green room of shrooms is ca-lapsing
place of all classes
my peeps are machine lazer robots and mp3 gadgets
i swear god player this is shit beautiful
trippin off of sippin in a hot boxin vehicles
i love you chicago on top
fuck you 5 o
unless your a friend cop
fat spliffs, bong rips
i think i can see god at the tip of that tall cliff
call me mr. giggles
this leaf seeks butterfly bubbles, stars, cars, and wiggles
embrace the cold breeze strategy, high positive catastrophe
endless oppurtunities are true
it's like the more i blaze, the more
everyone smokes too

(chorus)
i can't stop feeling high
i guess i can't stop
i'll never come down
so i won't stop
i can't stop feeling
it's like i can't stop
how i'm gonna come down

(bridge outro)
i wanna fly by and fly high
(repeat)
so so high
so i can see in my ancestors eyes
yeah
i wanna fly by and fly high
(repeat)
soul soul soul high

Before Everything

Written By: Eric "Phero" Lopez

before the ice and the chains
rims, hoes and fame
rappers in video games
before the white on black movement
internet usage
facebooks, myspaces
before plastic and make-up faces
young and old fools
groupies, and way before protools
when it was just one school
before the drum kit
before wu brought the rukus
when raw legends did real some dumb shit
before the ipods, versace shades
timberland boots, before samples got played
before def jam, throw back jerseys
skinny jeans, tall tees before aids and herpies
before pac was thuggin, before big got shot
before hip went pop
before the radio, boom boxing stereos
before calaborations, music television stations
how amazing
before cribs, bloods against crips
posters and graphics, doubles and adlibs
before illmatic, macs and pcees
fugees broke up
before snoop toked up
before the furious five, tribe, before marvin died
blackstar, jay z went solo
before kanye whore pink polos
before slim shady lost to juice
before the microphone check can i get microphone check one two
before belly,break dancing, mixing and scratching
downloads, database hacking
before youtube, and google
before sara jay made herself useful
before vh1 mtv bet tmz
before there was even hd tv
the holy matronomy
it was the master of the ceremony

now show some respect

Discography

Fallen Moon, Demo (2008)
Save Us All, Single (2008)
The Rise, LP (2008)
The Foundation, Radio Single Airplay (2009)
Time Count, Radio Single Airplay (2009)
Plan B, Mixtape (2010)

Set List

(Adjustments Available Due To Time Limit)
Phero Intro
All For You
Before Everything
Saved
Jimmy 2 Times
Freestyle w/ Drummer
Grand Master Kush
Welcome To Chi Town
The Foundation