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10 Things You Didn’t Know About CASisDEAD

The English Grime/Rap MC, producer, visual director, entrepreneur from Tottenham, London; CASisDEAD was born in Tottenham, London. He is the owner of the record label, Imreallydead, through which he releases his own music. He began rapping in 2005 under the moniker Castro Saint, a moniker he kept until 2007. He stopped rapping in 2007 to pursue business ventures and run his pharmaceuticals business. He has described his persona as a symbol of his personal struggles and his disillusionment with the social and political mainstream. There is no doubt that the English versatile artist is definitely an act to look out for in the music industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the English Grime and Rap MC, CASisDEAD:

1. CASisDEAD was born in Tottenham, London.

2. He is of Ghanaian and English descent.

3. He is the owner of the record label, Imreallydead, through which he releases his own music.

4. He began rapping in 2005 under the moniker Castro Saint, a moniker he kept until 2007.

5. He stopped rapping in 2007 to pursue business ventures and run his pharmaceuticals business.

6. He has described his persona as a symbol of his personal struggles and his disillusionment with the social and political mainstream.

7. The London based magazine, WordPlay Magazine praised his single, The Number 23, stating that they felt that it was “in the top 3 UK releases” for 2013 and praised him as being “Exceptionally intelligent, great delivery and a mastery of storytelling.”

8. In December 2015 Mixmag compared the artist favourably to Mike Skinner, Giggs and Chuckie and stated that he was “quite possibly one of the best things to ever happen in British rap music”.

9. He has collaborated with artists like JME, Tricky, Merky ACE, The Purist and In Da Hood to name a few.

10. He has stated that the origins of his songs actually start by him first visualizing a scenario; he then selects a suitable beat and creates a rap that captures his initial concept.

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