Centri

Centri

 Central Islip, New York, USA
BandHip HopR&B

The NY hip hop that most of these artist have been trying to bring back is has taken a left turn and has been resurrected in Centri. While they were making a name for themselves he was missing opportunities to shine on the ,mic all in the name of serving his country. Now as a Veteran Centri built up a name for himself in underground hip hop circles joining the abstract crew, The Lenzmen and releasing the critically acclaimed Article 15 album as well as the most recent Headless Nobody in 2014.

Biography

After returning home from the military Centri built up a name for himself in underground hip hop circles joining the abstract crew, The Lenzmen who released a string of highly conceptual and futuristic albums through the last decade as well as debuting on The Persecution of Hip Hop compilation album in 1998. Performing through the NY tri-state area Centri racked up an impressive array of live performances alongside such artists as Vast Aire, Large Professor, Illa Ghee, Rustee Juxx, J- Live, Aesop Rock,Grafh and NY Oil. From there he established himself as a solo artist with noted producer Nasa, of Uncommon Records imprint. He was featured on several comps and singles through that label and since then has appeared on tracks with Just-Ice, Dox Boogie, Masai Bey, and Planet Asia. He is also featured on Awkword album all for charity album “World View’ on a song titled “Dedication” which was a tribute to Hezues R who founded the charity Guns 4 Cameras and a comrade of the streets named Sincere. Both Hezues R and Sincere were shot 22 times, survived and changed there life for the better.
Recently Centri released the military-inspired LP Article 15: The Rebel Knowledge Story. He also dropped the Rise of a Veteran mixtape in 2012 and the M.O.M.M.(#MusicOnMyMind) EP in 2013, and  Headless Nobody LP in 2014, with features from the likes of Skyzoo, Blaq Poet, Sha Stimuli, Akir and AWKWORD and production from Akir, Willie Green, Dynamics Plus, Dig Dug, Nickle Plated, P.R.O., Big Earth, and others…