Founded in 1997 in Oakland, Hiero Imperium Records is Del The Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, Domino, and the Souls of Mischief — made up of A-Plus, Opio, Phesto, and Tajai. Coming off waves of success from earlier releases like Souls’ ’93 Til Infinity, the Hiero crew had already established themselves as a name in underground hip-hop and soon released their first collective project Third Eye Vision. Since then, the Hiero team has been thriving in the hip-hop world, releasing a number of projects within the label as well as branching out for collaborations with the likes of Jurassic 5, George Clinton, Dilated Peoples, Q-Tip, Xzibit, and Gorillaz.
Openers Rap Noir, Stoney Hawk, Mike Wird, S.A.V.E. 1 also perform.