TD Cruze

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TD Cruze
Born 1992 (age 21-22)
Origin Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Genres Instrumental hip hop, Experimental hip hop, alternative hip hop
Occupations Producer, Rapper
Years active 2010–Present
Associated acts Lil B

TD Cruze is an American multi-instrumentalist and producer. He began making music in 2010,[1] and in 2012 he produced "Tell You This", a single from rapper Lil B.[2][3] His debut EP, "The Savage Beast" was released in December 2012, and was created using only animal noises. The EP received widespread recognition on music blogs[4][5][6] and even appeared on CBC Radio-Canada.[7]

Cruze went on to release several instrumental EPs in which he incorporated the musical stylings of hip-hop along with various other genres including Irish folk, R&B, post-punk, noise music, house music, trip-hop, and jazz fusion.

Discography[edit]

EPs[edit]

Title Details
The Savage Beast[8]
Sight and Sound[9]
  • Released: December 30, 2012
  • Format: Digital download
Irish Eyes[10]
  • Released: January 16, 2013
  • Format: Digital download
TDTV[11]
  • Released: February 1, 2013
  • Format: Digital download
Pavlov's Dogs[12]
  • Released: February 26, 2013
  • Format: Digital download
Nice Find[13]
  • Released: May 13, 2013
  • Format: Digital download
The Last P90Xorcism[14]
  • Released: May 13, 2013
  • Format: Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scratch the Surface Podcast #4". soundcloud.com/scratchthesurface-1. 2013-06-01. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Lil B - Tell You This". youtube.com/lilbpack1. 2012-08-23. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  3. ^ "Lil B - Tell You This Instrumental Prod. by TD Cruze". youtube.com/basedinstrumentalz. 2012-08-25. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  4. ^ "TD Cruze made a hip hop album with only animal noises". vice.com. 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  5. ^ "Stream TD Cruze's Animal Sampling The Savage Beast EP". potholesinmyblog.com. 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  6. ^ "Producer Makes Hip Hop Album Using Only Animal Noises". pigeonsandplanes.com. 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  7. ^ "Thursday: Bangladesh Fire Update, New Brunswick Mayor Resigns, Donald Trump Bars Glenfiddich, and more...". cbc.ca. 2012-12-06. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  8. ^ "The Savage Beast - TD Cruze". last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  9. ^ "Sight and Sound - TD Cruze". Last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  10. ^ "Irish Eyes - TD Cruze". Last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  11. ^ "TDTV - TD Cruze". Last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  12. ^ "Pavlov's Dogs - TD Cruze". Last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  13. ^ "Nice Find - TD Cruze". Last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  14. ^ "The Last P90Xorcism - TD Cruze". Last.fm. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 

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