Pallo Peacock (born July 17, 1974), better known by his stage name, Pep Love, is an American hip hop artist and motivational speaker. He is also one of the founding members of the Oakland, California-based underground hip hop collective Hieroglyphics.
Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Pep Love relocated with his family to Oakland, California as a teenager.
Pep Love is a practictioner of Capoeira martial arts.
While it is highly agreed upon that Pep Love made his recording debut on Casual's 1994 album, Fear Itself. he was formally introduced by Del tha Funkee Homosapien on the B-Side of the 1994 "Wrong Place" single on the track "Undisputed Champs" which also featured Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest. The listener can hear Del say, "Now introducing, don't front my man Pep Love." In Oakland, he partnered with fellow DJ/producer Jay-Biz to create The Prose. They released one album, The Shamen, in 1993 before being incorporated into the collective Hieroglyphics in 1995.
Pep Love released his solo debut album, Ascension, in 2001 and Ascension Side C in 2003, through the Hieroglpyphics' self-owned Hieroglyphics Imperium Recordings. In 2005, he released his third solo album, The Foundation.
He also contributed significantly to all three of the Hieroglyphics' studio albums, 3rd Eye Vision (1998), Full Circle (2003), and The Kitchen (2013).