Evidence (Dilated Peoples) | Interview
Evidence is an emcee and producer from Los Angeles, CA. He made a strong impact in the underground hip hop scene as part of the legendary group Dilated Peoples, alongside Rakaa Iriscience and DJ Babu. The group’s official debut album was The Platform in 2000. They have since released four studio albums with several singles that reached mainstream success. Evidence has released several solo albums and has produced for The Beastie Boys, Linkin Park, Swollen Members, Planet Asia, and co-production on Kanye West’s debut album, College Dropout, which earned him a Grammy. Evidence’s most successful album was the 2011 release of Cats & Dogs on Rhymesayers Entertainment. The album features Aloe Blacc, Raekwon, Ras Kass, Roc Marciano, Prodigy, Slug, Aesop Rock, Rakaa, Lil Fame, Termanology, and Fashawn. Production features include The Alchemist, Twiz The Beat Pro, DJ Premier, Sid Roams, Statik Selektah, DJ Babu, and more. Dilated Peoples is working on their fifth full-length album, Directors Of Photography. Evidence and Alchemist are also working on a collaborative album under the name Step Brothers.