Caliba @ www.calibamusic.com!
In an industry filled with worn-down repetitive
formulas, it's always good when someone is willing
to step out of the mainstream and take over.
An artist of this Caliber can change the way
we think, the way we feel, the way we dance,
and even the way we perceive our own culture.
Caliba is this type of creative, lyrical genius
who will inevitably orchestrate a new era in
self-expression and boldly carry Hip Hop to
The fifth child
of eight, Caliba was born Lamar Taylor in Los
Angeles and grew up hopping around from Miami
to Griffin, GA; from Newport News, VA, to Colorado
Springs, CO. Friends were a luxury Lamar could
not afford, but amidst the gypsy like solitude
he gained a friend that changed his life: Hip
Where were you
when hip hop got you? Lamar happened to be at
the tender age of twelve when writing and performing
suddenly became second nature to the young artist.
He released his first album with a group called
719 giving rise to a huge Midwest underground
buzz. A few years later Lamar released another
maxi single under the name Smoove-N-Scorpio. But
Lamar felt like the truthful expressions within
were not coming out.
When he returned
to Miami and released the ground-breaking solo
single "Break It Down" the legendary
Miami Disc Jockey Uncle AL immediately took notice.
Unfortunately his plans to propel Caliba's career
were cut short by his untimely demise. To date
Caliba has released three albums, a video and
now independently he released the contagious single
"Turn the Heat Up" from his new album
"Xperience". Caliba has been ready for
the industry… but is the industry ready