Clipse is a critically acclaimed hip hop duo signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. Formed in Norfolk, Virginia in 1992, the duo is made up of brothers Gene “Malice” Thornton and Terrence “Pusha T” Thornton. They met Pharrell in 1993, he formed a working relationship with the duo and helped them secure a contract with Elektra Records. The group’s debut single flopped, but Williams resuscitated their careers by signing them to his Star Trak Label. The Clipse’s debut album, Lord Willin’, was released in 2002, and their sophomore effort, Hell Hath No Fury, was released in 2006 to much critical acclaim. Their third studio album, Till The Casket Drops, was released December 8, 2009.