Hieroglyphics, also known as Hiero and The Hieroglyphics Crew, are an American underground hip hop collective based in Oakland, California.
The group consists of rappers Del The Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, and Souls of Mischief, which is comprised of A-Plus, Tajai, Opio and Phesto. As a group Hieroglyphics has released two albums, 3rd Eye Vision and Full Circle. They have also been featured on numerous compilation albums and have collaborated with the likes of The Gorillaz, Planet Asia and 9th Wonder.
The Hieroglyphics combine fundamentally sound deliveries and lyrical content with original and sometimes jazzy or funky beats and samples. The group has a spiritual and down to earth mindset and often rhyme about the third eye that is featured on their logo. Since their inception, Hieroglyphics have found a following largely through live concerts and their distinct merchandise and brand.