First Light (Opio & Pep Love) - Lighters f. Hieroglyphics (Video)

On March 12th, Opio and Pep Love are joining forces as First Light and releasing a new album called Fallacy Fantasy. Joined by their Hiero counterparts Casual, Del the Funky Homosapien and A-Plus, the duo drop the first single. Take a look at the video above and purchase the song here.

Casual & J Rawls - Hier-O-Dot f. Souls Of Mischief & MHz

Now that their collaborative album Respect Game Or Expect Flames is available (both digitally and physically), Casual and J Rawls unleash an Ohio-to-Oakland posse cut that features the likes of Copywrite, Phesto, Tage, Tajai, Jakki Da Motamouth and Opio. PREVIOUS: Casual & J Rawls – Respect Game Or Expect Flames f. Del the Funky Homosapien

Swollen Members - Execution f. Krondon, Phil Da Agony, Opio & A-Plus

Off the Members' upcoming album, Monsters II, dropping August 2nd. Also, the bonus comes from Madchild's upcoming solo mixtape M.A.D.E (Misguided Angel Destroys Everything). DOWNLOAD: Swollen Members - Execution f. Krondon, Phil Da Agony, Opio & A-Plus (prod. Rob the King) BONUS: Madchild - Little King Kong

Opio (Souls Of Mischief) - Aggression (prod. Unjust)

Producer Unjust and the Hieroglyphics' Opio are teaming up to craft an album inspired by The Big Lebowski, titled Mark It Zero, dropping - when else? - April 20th. DOWNLOAD: Opio (Souls Of Mischief) - Aggression (prod. Unjust) | Mediafire

Chosen Few - Elevation f. Opio (Hieroglyphics) (Video)

[youtube=] Chosen Few - producer Unjust, MC Cold Showda, and MC/saxophone player Chop - is the newest signee of Hiero Imperium, and the video is for their upcoming album’s lead single. New World Symphony drops April 6th.

Souls of Mischief - Aim Proper (prod. Prince Paul)

On December 1st, A-Plus, Opio, Phesto & Tajai are dropping their first Souls of Mischief album (Montezuma's Revenge) in almost 10 years! Is Oakland in the (dope)house? DOWNLOAD: Souls of Mischief - Aim Proper (prod. Prince Paul)* | Mediafire *Apologies for the promo tags. I thought we were off that trend? Dah well.

The Pharcyde x Opio (Video)

I had the pleasure of seeing the Pharcyde reunite in Los Angeles for the Rock The Bells festival last year. Definitely a top-10 hip hop memory for me. Anyways, BMUSE got some footage of them as well as The Hiero's Opio performing at the Fillmore up in NoCal. Check more out under the cut.

Opio - Vulture's Wisdom Cartoon Interlude (Video)

[youtube=] Some cool animated videos from the bonus DVD that comes with Opio's new album, Vulture's Wisdom v.1. Originally intended for my home at Cartoon Network. More after the jump...