Mario "The Don"Crew founded the Psychedelic Pimps in February 2010. Six months later the band had their first show playing at The West Oak Lane Jazz festival in Philadelphia and others followed. The Psychedelic Pimps were on shows with Esperanza Spalding, Billy Paul, Dee Dee Sharpe, the Dovells, Ju Taun and others. Their music were written and produced by the band members. Bosco Rosario, Mario"The Don Crew", Kalah"The Professor" Higginbotham, Rene, "The Duchess", Doucette. After the West Oak Lane festival, The band caused a resurgence of new and old Philly bands. The Psychedelic Pimps band Is A Philadelphia based band that brings back the fashion and sound Of The 70' s in a musical explosion which captures all of the good & fun times which we desperately need to get back to. We have been compared to groups such as Sly'& The Family Stone, The Ohio 'Players' and The Bootsy's Rubber Band' . The Psychedelic Pimps Are & Will Always Be A Force To Reckoned With.