Fusing together the Isley Brothers “Between the Sheets” and the Notorious BIG’s “Big Poppa”, Thee Phantom & The Illharmonic Orchestra pays homage to both classics during an online performance filmed and recorded at Power Station Studios in NYC. The ensemble performed “Big Poppa” along with original tracks and additional covers by some of Hip-Hop’s greatest artists. The video has reached over 62K Views on iStillLoveHer.de’s Instagram page.
The groups founder who owns the trademark for the term “Hip-Hop Orchestra” first combined Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and the Beastie Boys’ “Paul Revere” way back in 1987. The Illharmonic has been performing since 1998 and has reached the stage at Carnegie Hall, sold out The Kennedy Center and has been rocking Concert Hall stages throughout the US. Catch Phantom and The Illharmonic on their upcoming, “B-Boy Meets Beethoven” Tour in 2022.
Watch the “Big Poppa” performance below.