Ken Leighton 6 p.m., Aug. 24
Cesar “Crhymes” Tellez
Genre: Hip-Hop & Rap
Upcoming Local Shows
Inception: San Diego, 1999
Influences: Bone Thugs n Harmony, Tupac, Eminem, Tech N9ne, Yelawolf
Based in southeast San Diego, Cesar “Crhymes” Tellez joined forces with Sicko Records in 2003,
appearing on multiple tracks. Citing creative differences, he left Sicko to concentrate on Everkrimes
with Ricardo "Everest" Ortiz and Tha COR with Brandon "BGinus" Guaderrama.
2005 saw his involvement in the founding of Internet Rap Radio station DagoSD.com. In 2008, he began colaborating with Bone Thugs n Harmony. His first solo effort One Breath Closer,> in 2012. His song “Everyday” features local rappers Black Mikey and Young Gee. He swears he spotted which featured Bizzy Bone, was released April 2010, after which he embarked on the Latin Lockdown 2010 Tour with Lil Uno, Lil Rob, Kid Frost & Lighter Shade of Brown, and the Xplicit Crhyme Payz Mini Tour with longtime friend Lady Xplicit.
In late 2010, he began hosting a Friday night event called Club DagoSD at Lydia's Cafe in Imperial Beach. The following October, he embarked on the Self-Made Self-Paid World Tour with Lady
Crhymes released Evolution of Crhymes in 2012, produced by Evolve One and featuring San Quinn, Caine (of The Life Records), Black Mikey, Young Gee, Big Ev, and others. While shooting a video for the song “Everyday,” which features local rappers Black Mikey and Young Gee, Crhymes swears he spotted a UFO.
Also in 2012, he was part of the Latin Lockdown Tour, as well as launching a record label, Crhyme Mate
Entertainment, and re-partnering with Sicko Records. Crhyme Mate Entertainment signed artists from San Diego (Big Ev & Thee Husstle) and one from the United Kingdom (Shakezpeare).
After moving away from San Diego, Crhymes hit on hard times. His tour van was impounded in 2012, forcing him to post an online offer to ghostwrite or record for anyone with a few dollars to contribute.