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Northampton, Massachusetts, United States | INDIE

Northampton, Massachusetts, United States | INDIE
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"Chuck D of Public Enemy endorses Vesuveo"

"It's a great record. Shine shines." -Chuck D of Public Enemy - Chuck D

"Grammy-winning producer Jack Splash endorses Vesuveo"

"Vesuveo's 'Facts O' Lyfe' sounds like the hip-hop baby that Bob Dylan and Tracy Chapman might've had." -Jack Splash Grammy-winning Producer of Alicia Keys - Jack Splash


Solo Albums
Shine (2011)

Solo Singles
"Algiers Point" featuring Evelyn Harris (2011)

Group Albums
The Anonymous: Vesuveo Instrumentals (2004)
The Anonymous: Dedicated (1999)
The Anonymous: Green and Gold (1998)
The Anonymous: Weep No More (1996)
The Anonymous: Swells Of Abstract (1995)

Group Singles
The Anonymous featuring Eminem "Green and Gold" Top 10 Hit
The Anonymous featuring Dilated Peoples "Dr. EZ's Cool Fantastic" Top 10 Hit
The Anonymous featuring Cut Chemist "Backstreet Gods"

Singles as Producer
Mystic "Forever And A Day" (Interscope)
Northern State "Ignite" (Columbia/Sony)
Northern State "Nice WIth It" (Columbia/Sony)



An innovative record producer and thought provoking lyricist, Vesuveo brings a raw honesty, passion, and social consciousness rarely heard in today's hip-hop. His dynamic new solo debut Shine challenges the boundaries of hip-hop while establishing Vesuveo as one of its rising stars. Chuck D of Public Enemy calls it "a great record."

The first single "Algiers Point" features Evelyn Harris of Grammy-winning Black acapella group Sweet Honey In The Rock. He wrote the song after reading an article in The Nation magazine that exposed unsolved race hate crimes in New Orleans after Katrina, which have yet to bring a conviction.

Currently performing live with a 5-piece band, he's shared the stage with Black Eyed Peas, KRS-One, Biz Markie, and Rock Steady Crew while rocking shows at SXSW, House of Blues, Joe's Pub, Nuyorican Poet's Cafe, The Roxy, El Rey, Knitting Factory, and Key Club.

A native New Yorker, Vesuveo rose up through the Los Angeles underground and burst on the scene in the late 90s with his critically acclaimed group The Anonymous whose Top 10 hit "Green and Gold" featuring Eminem remains an underground classic. Since then, he's rapped and produced on a slew of ground-breaking records by some of hip-hop's brightest stars including Cut Chemist, Mystic, Dilated Peoples, Medusa, Maya Azucena, Northern State, The Grouch, and Awol One.

Today, his music is the soundtrack to some of the most popular shows on television including Pimp My Ride, Cribs, The Real World, Wimbledon, and America's Next Top Model.