Today in Hip-Hop: The Pharcyde Drop the Single, ‘Passin’ Me By’

Today in hip-hop history... 1993: On March 18, 1993 South Central L.A. rap group The Pharcyde dropped their second and most commercially successful single, "Passin Me By." As the second single off their debut album, Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, members rapped about stories of love lost over a catchy, piano and saxophone-assisted beat. The quirky yet emotional song by the L.A. quartet made up of Slimkid3, Bootie Brown, Fatlip and Imani made a big impact on mainstream music. At the time of its release, "Passin Me By" peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs and number 52 on the ...

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