KAYER

Official Kayer site - Bay Area based MC

Kayer

Bay Area based Hip-Hop Artist part of Sublevel Epidemic/LA2TheBay. Earliest exposure to the arts as a youth in Baltimore Md in the late 1980's but earned his name as an MC in the 1990's Northwest/Portland Oregon scene. At the turn of the century Kayer began living in between Costa Rica and California where he has made his home for over 15 years.

Kayer’s first release in 1998 titled Kaera One & DJ Void with Forgotten Dialect was distributed by ATAK establishing his spot in the West Coast Underground early on. Vinyl records Put Me In ThisTryin Hard and El Extranjero LP in spanish are his most notable releases in the 2000's. As a performer he started out opening for local venues and has shared stages with artists from Living Legends, The Nonce, Leaders of the New School, Freestyle Fellowship and Project Blowed to name a few.

In 2005 Kayer began to regularly collaborate with Project Blowed/Good Life Legends Spoon of Iodine and P.E.A.C.E. (Freestyle Fellowship). Producers Vinroc (Triple Threat DJ’s), Cosiner and DJ Icewater have also invested their interest in his talent over the years. Collaborations with Myka 9 (Freestyle Fellowship), Maleko, Jungle Brown (Camp Lo affiliate) and 2Mex (The Visionaries) are some fan fvorites to search for. Kayer’s latest releases "Rewind a Decade" (2015) and "Permanent Knock" (2017) both recieved great reviews and can be found on vinyl LP, CD, Cassette and digital.

-written by C. Stevens