Pigeon John | Interview
From Inglewood, California, Pigeon John began rapping in the early 90s at the legendary Good Life Cafe, along with Freestyle Fellowship, Kurupt, The Pharcyde, and Jurassic 5. He became friends with Brainwash Projects and LA Symphony and collaborated on many projects. In 2002, Pigeon John released his solo debut album, Pigeon John Is Clueless, selling over 11,000 copies without distribution. He followed up with Pigeon John Is Dating Your Sister and Pigeon John Sings The Blues. The albums garnered significant praise landing him features in Spin’s “Next Big Things” issue, URB’s “Next 100” and “Mic Check” in The Source. Pigeon John’s tunes have been used by XBOX for the games “Project Gotham” and “NBA Inside Drive 2002,” as well as the major motion picture “Get Over It”. Pigeon has also performed and appeared in print and television ads for both Levi’s and Nestle Crunch. Touring the nation 8 times over, Pigeon John has earned his veteran status, using a clever balance of self-deprecating humor and confidence to rock any crowd, any stage. In 2005, Lyrics Born brought Pigeon John into the Quannum fold in 2005. His Quannum Projects debut album, Pigeon John & The Summertime Pool Party, was released in 2006. In 2010, Pigeon released his second album on Quannum Projects, Dragon Slayer.