Kurious

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Kurious Jorge
Birth name Jorge Alvarez
Also known as Kurious,
Biolante
Origin Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York, USA
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper, Producer
Years active 1991 - present
Labels Amalgam Digital, Hoppoh/Columbia/SME
Associated acts MF Doom, MF Grimm, Monsta Island Czars, Bamboo Bros, Red Apples 45
Website http://kuriousjorge.com

Jorge Alvarez, also known by his stage names Kurious Jorge or Kurious, is an East Coast underground hip hop artist.

Biography[edit]

Kurious is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, and grew up in an Upper Westside neighborhood called Manhattan Valley.[1] He debuted in 1991 on Powerule's "Young Stars from Nowhere". He then appeared on Pete Nice and DJ Richie Rich's album Dust to Dust. The duo helped Kurious get a record deal with Columbia Records via Bobbito and Pete Nice's Hoppoh imprint. In 1992, he released his first single, "Walk Like a Duck". 1993 saw him signed by Sony Music. In 1994, Kurious released his critically acclaimed debut album A Constipated Monkey.

In 1999, he reemerged on MF DOOM's album Operation: Doomsday on the track "?" and contributed a track to a Monsta Island Czars Mixtape, under the alias Biollante. Amalgam Digital reissued A Constipated Monkey with bonus tracks in 2007.[citation needed] In 2009 he released his second solo effort II, which featured the singles "Back From Up Unda", "Back with VIC", "Sittin' in My Car" and "Drinks In The Air."

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1992: "Walk Like a Duck" (Hoppoh/Columbia)
  • 1993: "Uptown Shit" (Hoppoh/Columbia)
  • 1994: "I'm Kurious" (Hoppoh/Columbia)
  • 2001: "All Great" (Stonegroove)
  • 2009: "Benneton" (Feat. MC Serch & MF DOOM) (Amalgam Digital)
  • 2009: "Back With V.I.C." (Amalgam Digital)
  • 2009: "Sittin’ In My Car"
  • 2012: "White Rum"
  • 2014: "Delusional"

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