Pharoahe Monch
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Birth name

Troy Donald Jamerson


31 October 1972 (age 48)


South Jamaica, Queens, New York City, U.S.


Hip hop

Years active



Hollywood/Priority, Rawkus/SRC, Duck Down/W.A.R. Media, LLC

Associated acts

Busta Rhymes, Canibus, Common, Hilltop Hoods, The HRSMN, Kanye West, Mos Def, Mr. Porter, Nate Dogg, Organized Konfusion, Ras Kass, Royce da 5'9", Shabaam Sahdeeq, Styles P

Troy Donald Jamerson (born 31 October 1972), better known by his stage name Pharoahe Monch, is an American rapper from Queens, New York City. He is known for his complex lyrics, complex delivery, and internal and multi-syllabic rhyme schemes. Monch began his career as a member of the duo Organized Konfusion with partner Prince Po, and they released three albums together. Monch then signed to Rawkus Records and released his debut solo album, Internal Affairs, in 1999. 

His latest album, PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, was released in 2014.

Discography[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pharoahe Monch discography

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