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Dilated Peoples are an American hip hop trio from Los Angeles, California consisting of Evidence, DJ Babu, and Raka Iriscience.
Teaming together in 1992, DJ Babu (born Melvin Babu), Evidence (born Michael David Perretta), and Rakaa (born Rakaa Taylor), the trio recorded an album entitled “Imagery, Battle Hymns & Political Poetry” although it was never released, although some of their fans were still able to find a copy. They then did release “Third Degree,” and “Work The Angles” on ABB Records in 1997 and 1998. Dilated Peoples gained a strong underground following and eventually signed with Capitol Records and released “The Platform” in 2000.
The trio released their sophomore album entitled “Expansion Team” which was released in 2001. The album debuted at number eight on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart as well as number thirty-six on the Billboard 200. They followed up with “Neighbourhood Watch” in 2004, which sold over 100,000 copies in the United States and debuting at number fifty-five on the Billboard 200. Dilated Peoples’ fourth studio album, “20/20” was released in 2006 led off by the single “Back Again.” The song was featured on the video game Fight Night Round 3 soundtrack and in 2012 they collaborated with Platinum Games. After fulfilling their four-album contract with Capitol Records, they started to work with the underground hip-hop group, Global Warning.