Jon Owens (born December 19, 1975), known by his stage name Casual, is an American rapper from Oakland, California and one of the founding members of the alternative hip hop collective Hieroglyphics. After his debut album Fear Itself garnered both critical and commercial success, Casual went on to become one of the most prominent and recognizable faces on the Hieroglyphics roster, releasing five full-length LPs over the span of his twenty-year career. Despite the lackluster sales of the LPs following his debut, which were preceded by an absence of both critical and popular acclaim, Owens has garnered a following amongst devoted hip hop fans, particularly in the Bay Area hip hop scene, largely due to his specialization in hardcore battle rhymes.
After high-profile appearances on Del tha Funky Homosapien and Souls of Mischief albums, in 1994 Casual released Fear Itself. The albumЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- VIP / I Gotta (Get Down) / Turf Dirt [сингл]
- That's How It Is [1993, сингл]
- Fear Itself [01.02.1994, альбом]
- He Think He Raw [2001, альбом]
- Smash Rockwell [06.09.2005, альбом]
- The Hierophant [04.06.2011, альбом]
- HE Think He #Rapgod [01.11.2011, альбом]
- He Still Think He Raw [22.05.2012, альбом]
- Respect Game or Expect Flames [28.08.2012, альбом]
- Truck Driver [2003, сборник]