Hona Costello

Hona Costello

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandHip HopPop

The Blacc Fox

Biography

Hona Costello is an American hip-hop artist from Chicago/Chicago Heights, IL - home to legends such as Kanye West, Michael Jordan, Common, and more. During his earlier years, he was signed to IBK/KOCH with group "Detour", which had spawned the critically acclaimed single "Gucci, Louie, Whatever". After leaving the group, Hona traveled to Los Angeles, CA to pursue his dreams. In 2011, he released his debut mixtape "Follow Me" which received over 20,000 downloads and was on TheJourneyThroughLawSchool’s “Top 50 Albums of 2011″. In 2012,Hona Costello released the West Coast jam/smoking anthem that has been featured on the likes of Smoking Section, YouHeardThatNew, DJBooth, Earmilk, and more called "High". High has been regarded as one of the freshest smoking anthems of the past few years on Smoking Section His follow up Hona Costello is an American hip-hop and pop producer, artist, and songwriter from Sauk Village, IL. During his earlier years, he was signed to IBK/KOCH with group "Detour", which had spawned the critically acclaimed single "Gucci, Louie, Whatever". After leaving the group, Costello traveled to Los Angeles, CA to pursue his dreams. In 2011, he released his debut mixtape "Follow Me" which received over 20,000 downloads and was on TheJourneyThroughLawSchool’s “Top 50 Albums of 2011″. In 2012, Hona Costello released the West Coast jam/smoking anthem that has been featured on the likes of Smoking Section, YouHeardThatNew, DJBooth, Earmilk, and more called "High". To date, "High" has 760k. Through-out 2013-2015, Costello has performed in nearly every venue in Los Angeles, CA, Headlined the House of Blues Sunset and Viper Room, and performed at music festivals like BlockpartyLA, BrokeChella, and Only in Hollywood Music + Arts Festival. In 2015 he produced over 200 records, with one of them being placed on Sony's artist Dej Loaf on her debut mixtape, "Sell Sole". Also, Costello released, "We Own the Night" gaining over 300k plays. Since Costello has been working on his debut album, "Penelope" for the past 4 years so he decided release, "Penelope Chapter 1: When Depression Exists EP. Chapter 2 and 3 of the "Penelope" chapter series is releasing in 2016. His debut album originally titled, "Penelope" is now titled "Searching for Paradise" will be releasing at the end of 2016.album, "Penelope" is scheduled to be released this winter. The singles currently have over 450k plays with NO label, manager, or PR team.

Discography

HonaCostello's #Follow Me (2011) Mixtape
Hona Costello - Penelope: Chapter 1 - When Darkenss Falls (2016) Mixtape

Set List

01. We Own the Night
02. Dance, Take it Off
03. Drink and Party
04.
05. Collie Buddz - Come Around Remix
06. High as Fuck
07. Smile
08. High
(20mins)