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1. The Rapper: Cage Kennylz (born Christian Palko), commonly known as Cage, is an underground rapper based in New York City, United States.

Cage’s life has gone from watching his father shoot heroin, to addiction and violence and mental institutions to cutting an album for Columbia Records and being a rising star in the heyday of the NYC independent rap scene, to the final culmination and personal triumph that his most current release Hell’s Winter has become. It’s a brand new record from someone who has been through more extreme circumstances than most people could ever imagine, and has come out triumphant and a better person because of it, and whose artistic vision now reflects this.

18 years old, fresh out of the lodge, Cage decided to pursue his the talent he honed while in hell and try to become a professional rapper. He made a demo, got a manager and was introduced to Pete Nice of 3rd Bass fame. Pete featured Cage on his solo effort “Dust to Dust” on the song “Rich Bring ‘Em Back” in 1993. This was his first appearance on a rap record.

Through Pete Nice Cage met fledgling radio personality Bobbito Garcia who had just started his soon to be legendary late night mix show with DJ Stretch Armstrong. He was invited up to the show several time, earning a rep in the emerging underground NY scene as a savage and raw new MC with an original style based on his tortured life and demented imagery

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  • L57NT

    Расслабь попу )

    1 Apr 5:42pm Reply
  • Hoyt_Ridge

    remove rapper from lastfm, it spoils my charts. hiphop is complete shit

    31 Mar 3:18pm Reply
  • SonOfThirteen

    Snap out of it Cage

    24 Mar 3:35pm Reply
  • D-Fyz

    EdWunclerThaDon well fuck you

    2 Feb 9:05pm Reply
  • shlaker

    Only powerviolence :3

    13 Jan 9:38pm Reply
  • High-Tech

    [anyone who likes KTA never listened to cage when he was actually rapping] .. Well, that's bullshit. New album gets better with each listen. Miles ahead of Depart from me. Mighty Mi's beats are a perfect match for Cage on this, and with the exeption of a couple of choruses (and the bonus track), I like pretty much everything on this. Personally I don't think it's anywhere close to the greatness of MFTB & HW, but still..

    7 Jan 5:05am Reply
  • zkrake

    Personally I love that every Cage album sounds different than the last its like the music is his therapy and each album is the demons he has exorcised since we last heard from him

    26 Dec 2013 Reply
  • SkinneeJay

    Musically driven shit like "You Were the Shit" and "I Never Knew You" is always better than stuff like "Too Much".

    6 Dec 2013 Reply
  • SkinneeJay

    lol @ old cage is better. Battle rap over piano loops is BORING.

    6 Dec 2013 Reply
  • EdWunclerThaDon

    I think we can all agree that: Movies for the Blind > Hell's Winter > For Your Box > Weatherproof > Kill the Architect > Depart from Me...

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • DeadBodys

    Ay just a tip for those who never knew, Cage was a lot better and more consistent in the 90s. He started in 92 and it's really evident that he has the motivation and drive to spit will and drop dope lines. None of this hipster goth shit. Cop the "Free Agent Orange" compilation online somewhere and check out the Radiohead demo, Just Like Clockwork and Paper Kuts. Furthermore, he had a project called Mudbones (before that it was called Bloody Ruffnecks) and that really shows him in his prime imo. He was also dope on Leak Bros with Tame One. gl enjoy

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • bEATWEAKer

    Compared to who else uses computers to make beats, these are actually listenable. Get your heads out of your asses. I do agree that Mighty Mi has officially given up his status as DJ Mighty Mi if retires turntablism tho. [RIP] Miss the boom bap beats fo sho but at least Cage stays true to himself.

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • necrojunk

    amuk8, thats what im afraid of... the first single i heard was disgusting. miss the good ol times of Movies for the Blind :'(

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • amuk8

    new albums are terrible... beats are terrible... KTA sucks.... anyone who likes KTA never listened to cage when he was actually rapping.... fruity loops beats? sounds likes it...

    16 Nov 2013 Reply
  • anonymous567

    leak bros, smut peddlers, nighthawks, his solo stuffs, i dont think theres anything he's put out that i dislike, cage fucking smashes it each an everytime! new albums awesome!

    11 Nov 2013 Reply
  • DropSoap

    I'M WIDE AWAKE BUT I FORGOT TO TURN MY DREAM OFF

    9 Nov 2013 Reply
  • SK8ergirlGC

    false main pic. It isn't Cage, it's Matt Shultz, frontman of Cage The Elephant! http://www.last.fm/music/Cage+the+Elephant/+images/37929619

    4 Nov 2013 Reply
  • SimonePerrota

    New album is really weak.

    1 Nov 2013 Reply
  • folkfag00

    these artworks are worse than metal albums covers

    31 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Niuskb

    I said the lord's prayer backwards last night

    24 Oct 2013 Reply
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