Diabolic (rapper)

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Diabolic
Birth name Sean George
Origin Hunington Station, Long Island, New York, United States
Genres Hip hop, political hip hop
Occupations Rapper
Years active 2003-present
Labels Viper Records
Associated acts Immortal Technique, Akir, SykoCutter, Rebel Armz, Canibus, Vinnie Paz, Rhyme Asylum, Ras Kass, Kool G Rap, Ill Bill, Smoothe da Hustler, Block McCloud, Taboo, Poison Pen, Apathy, Army of the Pharaohs
Website diabolichiphop.blogspot.ca

Sean George, better known by his stage name Diabolic, is an American rapper from Huntington Station, Long Island, New York. He started receiving fame on the hidden track after Immortal Technique's song 'Dance with the Devil' on Immortal Technique's debut album, Revolutionary Vol. 1. Diabolic is also a well-known battle rapper who has battled with rappers such as Immortal Technique, Mecca, Iron Solomon, Rhymefest, among others. Diabolic released The Foul Play Mixtape in October 2006. In 2010, Diabolic released Liar & A Thief which was completely produced by Engineer with the exception of the song "Riot" featuring Deadly Hunta, which was produced by John Otto of Limp Bizkit on live drums. The album featured guest appearances such as Immortal Technique, Canibus, Vinnie Paz, and Ill Bill.[1] The album also won the 2010 HHUG Album of they Year award.[2] Diabolic is a member of the Long Island based underground rap group called Dead Rabbits. Dead Rabbits is composed of Diabolic, Nightwalker, Grim, Bad Karma (Taboo, Coal, East Coast, Buttatones).

His 2010 debut album Liar & a Thief was listed on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart at #76 on 24 April 2010.[3] The album won 2010 HHUG Best Album of the Year award.[4]

Biography[edit]

Sean was born and raised in Huntington Station, NY not Toronto. He grew up in a lower middle-class family in a suburban neighborhood. His interest in hip-hop started when he listened to his older brother's hip-hop tapes, featuring artists such as EPMD, N.W.A. and Black Sheep when he was a child. When Sean was in his early teens, he became interested in graffiti and writing his own lyrics.

Diabolic was a street battle legend in Long Island, NY developing his skills in record stores and record stores throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. In late 1999, he took his talent to the NYC underground and made a name for himself in a number of high profile battles in the legendary NYC venue the Wetlands.

     In 2003, Immortal Technique was touring nationally and supported him. Sean was working on his debut album entitled Liar & a Thief and found a producer in Vancouver named Engineer. They worked heavily together and released Liar & a Thief. He was featured on a King Syze album Collective Bargaining, the song was titled The Strike Line and featured Army of the Pharaohs.

On January 28, 2012, Diabolic confirmed the launch of his own record label, "War Horse Records".

On February 10, 2012, Diabolic released a diss track to Tyler the Creator over the instrumental of Tyler's own Yonkers. The track was a response to the title track of Goblin, where Tyler mentions Immortal Technique.

His newest album "Fightin' Words" is to be released in 2014. He worked with R.A. The Rugged Man, as well as other artists for this album. Diabolic released Mission Statement, a single and music video in 2012 via WarHorse Records and produced by 'EnemySoil' with producer C-Lance and Turntablism by DJ G. I. Joe.

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