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OriginPonce, Puerto Rico/ Chino Hills, California, United States
GenresAlternative rock
hip hop
Years active1999–2010
LabelsBlack Casino Music Group, Superb Records
Associated actsDBI, Da Jammies
MembersAulsondro Hamilton-Mangual ("Novelist")aka Emcee N.I.C.E.
Anderson Johnson ("Pittboss")

KansasCali is an alternative rock group that was formed in 1999 and composed of rapper Aulsondro "Novelist" Hamilton, also known as Emcee N.I.C.E. and singer Anderson "Pittboss" Johnson originally an R&B hip hop duo before adding guitarist / drummer Eric "E" Borders.

Both are members of the production team "Da Bookeez", in which they, along with E.Borders, have produced songs both individually and collectively. KansasCali has been featured in Billboard's 2005 Digital Entertainment & Media Awards.[1]


The group was founded in Las Vegas, and later relocated to Los Angeles. They subsequently released "If I..." from the soundtrack of the film Crash. Their music video for that appeared in the "Special Features" section of the DVD.[citation needed]

Their work appeared on four more soundtracks, for Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Kickin' It Old Skool,[2] Haven and Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos.[citation needed]


Appeared on 5 Compilation Records


  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041209060650/http://www.digitalentertainmentawards.com/awardsshow.htm. Archived from the original on December 9, 2004. Retrieved November 5, 2004. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0772178/soundtrack