The Pharcyde is a West Coast underground/alternative hip hop group. The group was formed in 1991 in South Los Angeles, California, United States, where the group's members grew up. The group was one of the most well known of the first wave of alternative hip-hop acts. The original members of the group are "Slimkid3" (Tre Hardson), "Fatlip" (Derrick Stewart), "Imani" (Emandu Wilcox) and "Bootie Brown" (Romye Robinson).
Wu-Tang Clan, American hip hop group that consists of rappers RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and Ol' Dirty Bastard (R.I.P.). Their name comes from the film Shaolin and Wu Tang. Their group hits include Protect Ya Nect, Method Man, C.R.E.A.M., Can It Be All So Simple, Chessboxin', and Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F' Wit. They are one of the most critically and commercially successful hip hop groups of all time.