From Corona Queens, NY, Creature is an emcee, published author, and innovator of street salesmanship. As an original member of the 90′s hip hop group called The Triflicts, produced by The Beatnuts, Creature has appeared in places such as MF Doom’s album and a Tony Hawk video game. In 2005, he released an album titled “Never Say Die”, with features from Slug of Atmosphere, Jin of Ruff Ryders, and Busdriver of Project Blowed.
Creature has performed in Russia, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, England, Spain, Scotland, and Germany. He has shared stages with Immortal Technique, Cannibal Ox, Anti-Pop Consortium, Kool Keith, and more. In 2007, Creature published a book titled “The Underdog Manifesto”, as a “how to do it all yourself” book for the independent artist.
By practicing what he preaches, Creature booked his own bi-monthly concert series called The Coffee Grind, in which he performed and allowed local acts to gain exposure by performing alongside hip hop legends such as Camp Lo, Just Ice, and Sadat X of Brand Nubian. The series has garnered attention from The Village Voice, Juice Magazine, and The New York Times.
In 2009, Creature released an album with his band under the name Rebelmatic. The album is titled “Prey For The Vulture”, and combines hip hop with punk, funk music. In 2011, Creature released an EP titled “Chester Himes” Produced by Prefuse 73 as a free download.