REDRUM was born in Staten Island, New York and was known for his ability to tell stories and entertain crowds with his Irish wit.
He grew up in section 8 housing where he struggled to get by. Plagued with being looked at as different , he would find getting creative and unique with word play against all comers would silence the question of what he was made of. Ballplayer turned Rapper at a young age, he got into Graffiti ,had beef on the street and was in and out of trouble with the law and had to make a decision where his life was heading, He chose Music.. Beatboxing since a kid, he would spark freestyle cyphers everywhere he went. Schooly D invited Redrum to come on stage with him after hearing him beatbox and freestyle with him back stage in Philadelphia. Red honed his skill set in the underground circuit of New York. He signed a two year licensing deal with Missing link Music.
Through trials and tribulations in and out of hospitals following the rappers brushes with death from a tragic accident and battling depression, he would carve out new lyrics to reflect the unforeseen and inspiration learned by not giving up. REDRUM put out his Debut Album "The Side You Don't See" July 29th, 2010 with production from "Rockwilder" and D12's "Mr. Porter". He dropped his Debut Video "When I'm with You" and followed up with the "Time to Retaliate" Video.
Performing over 300 shows at places such as Hunter College, Club Pyramid, The Aviator Center. Red performed for the Coast Guard with a hundred piece choir in Staten island's Fort Wadsworth. He toured the United States with Grammy Award winning Recording Artist/ Guitarist Vernon Reid & D.J Logic and was featured on a track with Slick Rick on their album "Front end Lifter". Along with being on Mixtapes hosted by Dj Khaled, Dj Vlad, Dj Bedtyme 357, Dj Smoke and Coast2Coast Mixtapes, He's also been featured in Canada's "Peace Magazine". He opened up for "Showbiz and A.G" at the First ever "Bronx Fest" Hosted by A&R Fence.
2012 He released singles including "Till Then"
2013 "Reflections of the man in the mirror"
2015 Redrum released his "I Burn" EP produced by Corbett and Video and Later in the year released his New Mixtape "Crack the Surface" featuring grammy nominated artist Melodiq, along with Mic Handz & Napoleon da legend Available for free download AudioMack.com
In 2016 He released his new video "Crash Symphony" filmed entirely at South by South West where he performed on The Writters Block Tour, He's featured on mixtapes by Dj Crank, Dj Pressure, feat. on Definition of Fresh, Spit Fire, Rap Attack.
2017 Re-released his Debut Album "The Side You Don't See" on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify. In
2018 Re-releasing his hit Mixtape "Crack The Surface" on itunes and all major online platforms
2019 Signed with Its Them Recordings working on his new Album featuring Dj Fred Ones, Dj Whizz Kid, Dj Noisi Boi (London's Itch FM).
Dec. 1st "Crack The Surface" Mixtape available on iTunes & all major online platforms. Click the red button above to hear it on Spotify
Watch Redrum's freestyle in The Bee Shine Cypher #27 https://youtu.be/ocRIutXSAkU
Listen to Redrum's Single "This is Super Maan"
Produced by Odweenye - click link below
Buy "The Side You Don't See" Album available now
on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play & Groove
Listen or Download Redrum's "I Burn" EP