Abstract Rude) 03 Identity Crisis 04 Deception 05 Emily 06 Fox Hills Mallmacks 07 Originalz (feat. The friend's mother then interjected that John didn't look like a chicken, claiming that he looked like a pigeon and should therefore be called "Pigeon John".n the early 1990s, Pigeon John and his childhood friend B-Twice formed the hip-hop duo Brainwash Projects.
In 2006, after signing to Quannum, Pigeon John released his fourth solo album, And the Summertime Pool Party. Flavor Flav had his clock, Tupac had his "Thug Life" tattoo and Pigeon John has his fedora?! As you'd expect, Pigeon John doesn't come out blazing on his debut album. He is the everyman, tripping over his "Highschool Reunion" and sweating over his girl problems.
The album has received positive reviews from many sources, including LA Weekly, Entertainment Weekly,and Vibe. A rapper's style icon can say much about his performance and this L. "Emily" is a pure emo lesson about getting a girl pregnant and feeling bad for cutting out on her, a lighter-weight version of "Sorry Miss Jackson." It's probably the most serious song on this collection of songs that, while not flippant, are certainly lighthearted.
A new album, entitled Dragon Slayer, hit physical and digital retail October 12, 2010. Even PJ's vocal delivery makes him sound like the sort of buddy you could have long talks with over a beer.
Pigeon John claims that his stage name was provided by Jesus who was driving around Inglewood: "He hopped out and handed me a dead pigeon.
Brainwash Projects eventually released a record titled The Rise and Fall of Brainwash Projects on the independent label Jackson Rubio.
One reviewer characterized The Rise and Fall as "pure, uncut, holy hip-hop" but gave mixed reviews of its beats and lyrics.
Between 19, Pigeon John recorded the songs that became his first solo album, Is Clueless.
The album was released in 2001 by The Telephone Company and then re-released in 2002 by The Telephone Company/Syntax Records with 3 new tracks and new artwork.
Pigeon John then signed to Basement Records and released Is Dating Your Sister (2003) and Pigeon John Sings the Blues (2005).