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Broke (Clean Vocal) - Prose Ft. Reef The Lost Cauze - Broke T. Lacey born December 30,better known by his stage name Reef the Lost Cauzeis an underground hip hop artist based in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.
Cauze became well known on the underground circuit towards the late s and more so in the early s, making his mark by winning many battle competitions within New York and interstate and displaying rare skills of what many called true MCing.
Releasing The High Life album inCauze moved on by teaming up with his past partners and friends and released The Invisible Empire in to much critical acclaim and thus establishing his name amongst many circles and true hip hop heads, as well as the underground.
Having spent a great deal of his childhood acting in plays and performing, Reef fell in love with Hip Hop at the age of eight and has Broke (Clean Vocal) - Prose Ft. Reef The Lost Cauze - Broke rhyming ever since.
By the time he reached high school, he had earned a reputation as a deadly battle emcee, jumping in any Separations - Various - Dirty Laundry Comes Clean every cipher he came across. It was not until he was Broke (Clean Vocal) - Prose Ft.
Reef The Lost Cauze - Broke into Philadelphias University of the Arts on a film scholarship that he began to visualize a serious career on the mic. He began to hone his songwriting skills, and worked on perfecting his stage shows. He defeated opponents in all types of venues, from school grounds to grimy back alleys to professional competitions. Indespite obtaining a scholarship, Reef dropped out of college where he was studying film school only at the age 19 to focus on his music realizing that he had found his true calling as a hip-hop artist.
He linked up with Philadelphia producer Sleep E early in to begin recording his first solo project, The High Life which was released in The track album opened doors for Reef, and he began performing at area clubs, generating praise from fans and media alike.
In FebruaryReef released Breakout - Various - Jazz And 80s - Part Three second studio album Invisible Empirean track album that he distributed himself by way of a national schedule of shows. Titles and accolades aside, Reef describes the first year of his recording career as a time of growth, both professionally and personally.
Life experience really came about in my writing, he says. I was comfortable with reaching beyond being simply an emcee and becoming a musician. Reef went on to say; I really wanted to take chances and play around with rhythm and flow, I lost all fear. The High Life was very basic as far song concepts, whereas with Invisible Empire I was very aware of the importance of dope, full beats. The second album brought out my thoughts and observations, and it erased a lot of things I had pent up inside.
Invisible Empire put his name on the map for Philadelphia's underground rap scene. Nonetheless, it was the regional and national battle-rap competitions that gave his career a real boost.
Reef announced that he was working on a new project and that he has put "a lot of life and business experiences into it". This project was soon found out to be his third studio album Feast Or Famineand his range of expression will allow fans the opportunity to truly identify with him.
This album is me at the top of my gamesays Reef. I know who I am as a person, but more importantly as an artist - I feel like a pro this time around. The beats are more sonic, and although the mood Groove Holmes - Beastie Boys - Check Your Head a little darker than my first two projects, the songs have a universal appeal that everyone will be able to relate to.
In the years that followed his third album, a few local mixtapes were released, but the Philadelphia MC had success in doing several collaborations and features.
The album is entirely produced by the Snowgoons. It is the fifth studio album from him and was released on December 17, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Reef the Lost Cauze. Main article: Reef the Lost Cauze discography.
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