From rapping in the high school lunchroom,to winning hip-hop battles,to writing hit songs, to becoming an exec on a hot label, this young Brooklyn MC has come a long way. Born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Celsius started rapping at a young age in order to escape other prevalent and negative neighborhood temptations. In high school, where he was known for battle rapping, he met music producer ZukHits. The two immediately started creating music together and would form an inseparable bond, eventually verging into a business partnership. First though, Celsius' bond and determination would lead him to secure a single on the 2001 album entitled Kings Kounty, featuring Jay Z, Dibiase, Jaz-O, Mop,and more. Later, this same ambition and self determination would lead Celsius to become the first hip-hop artist to perform on the now infamous BET show "106 and Park". In 2007 independent music company Fatboy Hits Music Group released a project entitled Bro Kin Haylow's "The Haylow Effect". Bro kin Haylow is a pop/alternative group whose members include Celsius, Zukhits, Moans,and Capo. This project received great reviews and generated a significant buzz both overseas and domestically. Since than Celsius has been hard at work as VP of Fatboy Hits Music Group,signing various artists and developing the young label's sound, reputation, and output at an incredible rate. As of now celsius is no longer VP for fatboy but is a indpendent solo artist currently in the working process of recording his own EP entitled "Diary Of A Arthur"
CRESCENT CITY, CA – When Joseph Finigan decided it was time to become serious about pursuing a career in hip-hop, he knew he had to come up with a name that not only represented who he was as an artist, but which would also be memorable to anyone who heard it. He wanted to come up with a name that was as far away from ordinary as possible, especially since his real name is Joe. …See More