Art evolved to music, music blossomed into passion and passion became activism. No stranger to the challenges of life KRUE puts energy and focus into speaking about a variety of political topics. Challenging overreaching authority and speaking for the people who have no voice, he stands rebellious to any that threaten the innocent. TKM or “The Krue Movement” has a slogan; “the voice of children”. Agree or disagree KRUE has and always will speak for the people. This is a movement through music.
Known for radical independent marketing, KRUE has become a consistent in the constant wave of sound being spilled in the streets of Los Angeles as well as numerous cities on the west side of the United States. Starting as a lyricist with a dream of becoming a rapper KRUE has since fulfilled that dream and become a respected songwriter, videographer, and marketing visionary in the entertainment industry.
KRUE grew up between San Fernando Valley, CA and Ventura County, CA. At an early age KRUE developed a dream of performing in front of thousands after ending up on stage with Gorge Clinton in front of 20,000 people at the age of 14. By the age of 17 he had independently created his own mixtape in which not only did he produce and engineer, he went on to sell over 10,000 copies door to door and throughout his high school and surrounding high schools. By the age of 18 he was selling out venues in different areas of Los Angeles and Seattle. Ironically at the age of 21 KRUE was invited to contribute a private performance at Gorge Clintons private birthday party.
In 2010 KRUE wrote the controversial song “Police Brutality” honoring John T. Williams, the Native American wood carver who was shot and killed by Seattle Police officer ian birk.
Currently KRUE just finished his latest work with Seattle producer Jay Battle. A political album with a unique build, the project addresses everything from political corruption, to family law, to social issues with the youth.
Krue has worked with names ranging from T-mills to Iyaz, Glasses Malone to Ca$his, performing in front of sold out crowds in Hollywood, all the way to co-headlining the largest crowd turnout in Seattle Hempfest history (100K people) KRUE has consistently remained present by independently distributing over 25,000 records despite no major label contracts.