PhiLLY PhiL (Born Philip Sanders) is a rapper, producer, writer and singer. He was born and raised in the Southeast part of San Diego, California. In 2006, Philly Phil started his rap career and also created Stay SmashiN Entertainment, his own independent label.
His official debut in 2010 was a mixtape entitled “Wasn’t Born Wit It”. The title track, Wasn’t Born Wit It, is a hard heavy beat banging, powerful, lead electric guitar clash classic. With lyrics like, “Stomachs growling but you smiling try hiding your business” it’s no wonder SDRaps.com writer, Quan Vu wrote, “It’s clear from the jump that Philly can rap his ass off. The opener to his Wasn’t Born Wit It mixtape, “Tear Mines Off,” finds him kicking an impressive double-time flow over frantic strings, pulsating bass, and “A Milli”-esque drums” (Ref:http://www.sdraps.com/2011/02/mixtape-review-philly-phil-wasnt-born-wit-it/). Tear Mines Off” created a buzz in the local scene of San Diego all the way to Arlington, Texas.
In 2011, “My Introduction (Where It All Began)”, was an hip hop album ahead of its time and represented the whole West Coast with tracks like “Chuck T’s” & “It’s Me” giving a 90’s California resident or a present person at that time a California feeling. Even the album cover displayed PhiLLy PhiL in an all black Dickie’s suit with two pair of All-Star Converse laced up. My Introduction was an album that gave you the background and lyrical capabilities of PhiLLy PhiL. With Tracks from the album: “The West Iz Back” and “Twerk Sumthin” garnered Philly Phil even more exposure, praise and requests for live shows. He’s been an opening act for legendary artists like DMX, Lloyd Banks, Rass Kass and Dj Quik. Underground Railroad magazine featured Philly PhiL as one of the new premier spotlight artists in 2011. On-Air interviews with World Tune Radio and San Diego Broadcasting Radio, is where you can hear music from this artist.
Quickly becoming recognized as a lethal rapper/artist on the West Coast, Phil’s style is unlike any other. The passion and energy he has is expressed in his music and makes listeners feel like they’re in the studio with him.
Philly Phil having already been touring throughout the southwest and beyond, doing radio interviews, appearances and shows is making every move count. Phil’s hot single, “It’s Me” released August 8th, 2011 from his released album “My Introduction (Where It All Began)” helped create an anticipation for the album and is currently available for sell on major retail music websites ex. Itunes, amazon etc.
PhiL is currently working on his third album entitled “One Night Stand”. It is set to be released at the end of July and has been promoted through a series of commercials, online radio and radio. The album has a great music mixture of Hip Hop and R&B with songs that speaking on the party life, love, relationships, life and romance top off with pure fun. Highlight songs on the album include “L.O.V.E”, “Get Changed” and “For You” which sounds like nothing other than what PhiLLy PhiL can deliver. Phil is an artist in every since of the word from producing, to writing, singing, rapping all the way to song arrangement. Phil has filmed, written and directed five of his own music videos and currently producing for his first artist “Twane Mac”.