Mr. Complex, true to his name, is a recording artist, performer, director, actor, burgeoning author and entrepreneur. His diverse artistic output spans several hip hop and film eras.
Mr. Complex rose to prominence as an emcee, establishing a cult following in the mid 90s following the release first maxi single produce by Organized Konfusion, and second single “Visualize/why don’t cha” produced by Dj Spinna. Then early 2000’s three critically acclaimed solo albums “The Complex Catalogue” ,“Hold This Down”, and “Twisted Mister” which has a feature from actor Will Farrel.
In 1999, he recorded a project with supergroup Polyrhythm Addicts featuring DJ Spinna, Shabaam Shadeeq and Apani B Fly called “Rhythm Related”. The group reformed in 2007 with new member Tiye Phoenix to release new album “Break Glass”.
In 2000 Mr. Complex received a gold plaque for the recordings with UK group Moreceeba “Fragments of Freedom” album.
The success of the projects lead him to work with such artists as De La Soul, Mos Def, El-P, Common, Large Professor, Biz Markie, Dilated Peoples and Masta Ace. He’s performed along with J Dilla, Busta, and Eminem, as well as touring the most parts of Europe and Asia. He also performed alongside Pharoahe Monch “Spitkicker Tour” had a few television exposures on “Live from LA” on BET and “Source Sound Lab” on UPN.
His 2001 single “Underground Up” was featured Tony Hawk video game “Underground” and in the hit movie “Brown Sugar”. As Trugoy from De La Soul once remarked, “The engine of his comprehension is just too complex”.
Last solo project Mr. Complex released in 2012, was an album recorded in Basel, Switzerland title “Swiss Chocolate Cake”.
Mr. Complex is currently directing his debut full length documentary entitled “She should be on the radio” as well as his new album, “Forever New” recorded by one producer Mortal 1