Digable Planets

Members Real Name
Butterfly Ishmael Butler Seattle, WA
Doodlebug Craig Irving Philadelphia, PA
Ladybug Mecca Mary Ann Vieira Washington D.C.

Photo credit: Daniela Federici & Guzman

Digable Planets is an alternative group based in New York City, a trio of talented emcees, Butterfly, Doodlebug and Ladybug Mecca. They were previously a four-piece outfit backed by Silkworm, but he later embarked on a solo career under the name King Britt.

More on the group can be found at their official website.


  • 1993 Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)
  • 1994 Blowout Comb
  • 2005 Beyond the Spectrum: The Creamy Spy Chronicles