Hanif-Jamiyl

Hanif-Jamiyl

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Question: What would happen if Q-Tip, Rakim, Pharrell and Prince decided to record an album together??? Well, that will never happen, but the result might sound something like KRUSHED GRAPES. HAVE YOU EVER HAD YOUR GRAPES KRUSHED??

Biography

Hanif-Jamiyl has been writing, recording, and performing since age 10. In 1994 he was signed to a Major label where he wrote and recorded with gold and platinum artists. In 2000 he co-founded BUKARANCE RECORDS with Maspyke and began releasing indie/underground bangers worldwide, selling over 90,000 units collectively. HANIF-JAMIYL has Co-wrote or recorded with such famed artists as: Doug E. Fresh, Allstar, Q-Tip, Wordsworth, Chante Moore, Al B. Sure, Ronny Jordan (UK), Toshi Kubuta (Japan), Robyn (Sweden). And has shared the stage with some of the most respected artists on both coasts such as: Mos Def, Slick Rick, Xzibit, The Clipse, Kardinal Official, Talib Kweli, Planet Asia, Jurassic 5, Dialated Peoples, Nore, Royce Da '5 '9, Helter Skelter, P.R.T., Zion I, Unspoken Heard, EPMD, J-Live. In additon, he has performed at some of the most legendary venues like: BB Kings, S.O.B.'s, Lyricist Lounge, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Elements, Mjq's and many more.

Discography

ALBUM RELEASES:
"Hydro" lp - Japan (solo) Bukarance/Ultra Vybe - 2006
"Hydro" ep - Japan (solo) Bukarance/Jazzy-Sport- 2006
"Static" lp - (Maspyke) Bukarance/Abb - 2005
"Static" lp - Japan (Maspyke) Bukarance/Ultra Vybe - 2005
"The Blackout" lp - Japan (Maspyke) Bukarance/Ultra Vybe - 2004
"The Blackout" lp - US (Maspyke) Bukarance - 2003

12" RELEASES:
"Lightly Anxious" b/w "Chillin", "Step" (9th Wonder rmx) Bukarance/Abb
"The Writer" b/w "Let it Go" (Maspyke) Bukarance/Jazzy Sport - 2005
"Step" b/w "The Bells of Winchester Sq." (Maspyke) Bukarance - 2004
"The Blackout Sampler" (Maspyke) Bukarance - 2003
"The Played List" b/w "The Umpire" (Maspyke) Om Records - 2002
"54th Regiment" (Maspyke) Rawkus - 2002 Lyricist Lounge Mixtape Vol. 1 - 2002
"Truth in Position (Maspyke) Groove Attack - 2001
"The Gong Show" b/w "Far East Politics" (Maspyke) Bukarance - 2000
"Do You Know What It Takes?" Remix - (Robin feat. Hanif-Jamiyl)
"This Time" Remix - (Chante Moore feat. Maspyke) MCA - 1994
"All About You" Remix - (Al B. Sure feat. Maspyke) Warner Bros. - 1994
"Critical Condition" (Ronny Jordan feat. Maspyke) Blue Note - 1994

FEATURES:
"Cloud 9" (solo) Nicolay Mixtape
"3 Wheel Hooky" (Maspyke) - Dj Modaji Compilation
"Goldilust" (solo) G-Step Compilation (Universal/International)
"Hot Nights, Cold Days" (solo) - Hip-Hop, Love, Jazz Compilation/Nicci Cheeks Presents: (Kwerk Records - UK)
"A Slow Decay", "The Here and Now" (Maspyke) - Harvey Lindow Lp/Dj Modaji (Jazzy Sport-Japan/Planet Groove - UK)
"This Way Before" (Maspyke) - Breakthrough Lp - (KI/OON Records/Sony)
"Truth im Position" (Maspyke) - Superrappin' Vol. 2 - (Groove Attack)

TV COMMERCIALS:
"Potenza" - Bridgestone Tires (lyrics)

TOURS:
Hydro Tour (solo) Japan, Winter 2006
Static Tour (Maspyke) US, Japan, Europe, Canada, Summer/Fall 2005
The Blackout Tour (Maspyke), Summer 2003
Lyricist Lounge Tour (Maspyke/Various Artists), 2001