Bored Stiff (aka B.S. or The Stiff) was formed in 1992 in the Fillmore / Lower Haight Street area of San Francisco. Its members include Equipto, Big Shawn, TD Camp, Mint Rock, White Mic (Brussel Sprouts), Dubstar (Rick Flare), P-Way, Ike Plump, Julz, and more. They released two classic EPs, "Explainin” in 1995, & "Timeless"in 1997. Member JoJo White was tragically killed in 1996. After releasing "Ghetto Research" in 2001, the albums that followed ("From The Ground Up" , "The Sad Truth" , & "Now more than Ever") featured a revolving roster of the core members but they have always valued strong stage presence, dope beats & fun, energetic, conscious lyrics about everyday life. Many of Bored Stiff's members have released solo material since 2009.
Dregs one is directing a documentary about the group entitled "Sounds Like My Life"
Solidarity Records was started in the 90s and reformed by Equipto and has released music from Bored Stiff and its members as well as many other Bay Area Hip-Hop artists.
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