Rene Francisco Sotomayor, better known by the stage name T-Bone, is a conscious/inspirational Christian rapper. His father is Nicaraguan and his mother is Salvadoran. His name came from being called 'Bones' as a youngster because he was very skinny. The 'T' was "added to give the name a little slang edge."
According to published interview, he started rapping at the age of seven at parties and in rap battles. He was close to getting a gangsta rap record but, after changing his life, he opened for a noted rock group at that time which led him to getting signed to his first inspirational record deal that very night.
His first three albums: Redeemed Hoodlum in 1991, Tha Life of a Hoodlum in 1993 and Tha Hoodlum's Testimony in 1995 were released on the independent Metro One record label. All three albums were characterized by being gangsta rap albums, whichЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Gospel Alpha Mega Funky Boogie Disco Music [альбом]
- Redeemed Hoodlum [альбом]
- Tha Hoodlum's Testimony [альбом]
- Tha Life of a Hoodlum [альбом]
- The History of a Hoodlum [альбом]
- The Last Street Preacha [альбом]
- Bone a Fide [27.09.2005, альбом]
- Bone-A-Fide [27.09.2005, альбом]
- Bone-Appétit: Servin Up tha Hits [25.09.2007, альбом]
- The Boneyard Box Set [сборник]