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Clipse

About

Clipse are an American hip hop duo, chiefly active from 1994 to 2010, which consisted of brothers Gene and Terrence Thornton, known for most of the group's duration as Malice and Pusha T, respectively. (Pusha T was known as Terrar during the group's early years, while Malice was originally known as Malicious, and changed his stage name to No Malice in 2012, following a conversion to Christianity). The duo were based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and were heavily affiliated with producer, and fellow Virginia Beach native, Pharrell Williams, who convinced the two in 1992 to be a rap duo instead of solo artists. Williams would go on to serve as their label head, main producer (via the production duo The Neptunes) and frequent guest artist through most of their career. The duo frequently rapped about the drug dealing they had done in their youth.In 1996, with Williams' help, Clipse got a record deal with Elektra Records, and recorded what would have been their debut album, Exclusive Audio Footage. However, the album was shelved, and the duo dropped by the label, after poor sales for the album's lead single, "The Funeral". In 2001, Williams signed the duo to Arista Records as the first artists on his recently-established Star Trak imprint. The duo released their debut album, Lord Willin', in 2002; it debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and received widely positive reviews from critics. The album was certified RIAA gold 2 months later.After a several-year delay due to record-label reshuffling, the duo's second album, Hell Hath No Fury, was released in 2006. Despite modest sales, it received widespread critical acclaim and is considered to be one of the best albums of the 2000s. A third album, Til the Casket Drops, was released in 2009. In 2010 the duo went on hiatus and both members pursued solo careers.

In 2019, Clipse officially reunited when they were guest artists on Kanye West's song "Use This Gospel". They have since then appeared as guest artists on several artists' songs, and No Malice appeared on Pusha T's song "I Pray For You" from his 2022 album It's Almost Dry.

Articles

June 22, 2022

Pharrell Named Chief Brand Officer of Doodles NFT Project

Pharrell is fresh off the 2022 edition of his Something in the Water festival, which this year included a Clipse reunion and other memorable moments.

www.complex.com

June 20, 2022

Pusha T and No Malice reunite Clipse for first time in over a decade

They hosted an on-stage reunion at Pharrell's Something In The Water festival The post Pusha T and No Malice reunite Clipse for first time in over a decade appeared first on NME.

www.nme.com

June 20, 2022

Pharrell Brings Clipse, Justin Timberlake to the Stage at Something in the Water Festival

Pharrell's all-star headlining set featured Justin Timberlake, a reunited Clipse, T.I. and N.O.R.E.

www.billboard.com

June 19, 2022

Watch Clipse Reunite at Pharrell's Something in the Water Festival

"Grindin'" was among the duo's classic tracks to have been performed as part of their reunion set at Pharrell's Something in the Water festival.

www.complex.com

June 19, 2022

Watch Clipse Reunite at Pharrell Williams’ Something in the Water Fest

Justin Timberlake, T.I. and N.O.R.E. also perform during all-star Pharrell & Phriends set at D.C. festival

www.rollingstone.com

June 9, 2022

Justin Timberlake, Clipse, N.O.R.E, Q-Tip, SZA to Headline Pharrell’s 2022 Something in the Water Fest

The event will take place on Juneteenth weekend (June 17-19) in Washington, DC.

www.billboard.com

June 9, 2022

Pharrell Announces Special Guests for Something in the Water Including Clipse, Festival to Be Livestreamed

The Pharrell-founded music festival will take place in Washington, D.C. later this month and will also be streamed exclusively via Amazon Music.

www.complex.com

May 3, 2022

Pusha-T Hates Clipse's 'Til the Casket Drops,' Says He Was 'Mad' His Album Was Released First From Wyoming Sessions

In an extensive new interview reflecting on his career so far, Pusha-T said that he’s really not a fan of Clipse’s 'Til the Casket Drops​​​​​​​.'

www.complex.com

April 22, 2022

Pusha-T Gets Personal About Former Clipse Manager in New Song “Brambleton”

Pusha-T's new album 'It's Almost Dry' was released on Friday and features the deeply personal, Pharrell-produced opening track "Brambleton."

www.complex.com

March 24, 2022

Pusha-T Talks Creating Masterpieces and Not Making Compromises for Clipse's 'Hell Hath No Fury' on ‘Hot Ones’

With his recent track “Diet Coke” still on repeat for Pusha-T fans, the revered ‘DAYTONA’ artist joins Sean Evans for a round of tiered heat on ‘Hot Ones.’

www.complex.com

March 15, 2022

Pusha-T, No Malice Remember Late Father With Touching Tributes

The Clipse brothers announced the loss of their father on Monday with a pair of Instagram posts, four months after their mother, Mildred Thornton, passed.

www.complex.com

Discs

The Funeral

April 10, 2020

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Til The Casket Drops

December 8, 2009

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All Eyes on Me (feat. Keri Hilson)

August 25, 2009

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I'm Good

June 30, 2009

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Kinda Like a Big Deal (feat. Kanye West)

May 21, 2009

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Re-Up Gang The Saga Continues

April 22, 2008

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Hell Hath No Fury

November 27, 2006

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Mr. Me Too

May 23, 2006

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Lord Willin'

April 1, 2002

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Exclusive Audio Footage

April 28, 1999

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