Del the Funky Homosapien, also known as Sir DZL, is an American rapper from Oakland, California. He started his music career by writing lyrics for Da Lench Mob, Ice Cube's group, and released his debut solo album, "I Wish My Brother George Was Here," in 1991. Del is a member of the Oakland-based collective Hieroglyphics and has released several solo albums, including "No Need for Alarm," "Both Sides of the Brain," and "It Ain't Illegal Yet." He has also collaborated with artists such as Gorillaz and appeared in various films and television shows. Del's music spans genres like hip hop and alternative hip hop, showcasing his diverse style and unique lyrical delivery.