Clifton the Writer has written and recorded well over 50 records, and has penned over 1,200 pieces between Basement Made, HipHopDX, The Black Sheep, The Badger Herald, and Wisconsin Union Theater – as a Journalist. Beef became an Author in 2017, publishing his first book.
The Vocalist released his first record in 2009, and has since been played around the world. The Poet, Rapper and Singer started composing his own music in 2011, self-producing half of his 22-track solo debut project. An experimental Producer, Beef pulls from a diverse pallet of sounds, but often has heavy Hip Hop, Rock, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Gospel, Country and EDM influence. He worked as an On-Air Personality and Producer at 93.1 JAMZ (Midwest Family Broadcasting) for two years and engineered several projects for Wisconsin Union Theater as a Marketing & Social Media Intern. Additional record production and engineering credits include local and regional acts: Superior Webbs, Marvy Marv, D. Crews, Dflo, ¡Oye!, M.O., Veezy, C.A., South of Lee, Kev, J|D, Anthony Lamarr, Chaos NewMoney, Big Daddy Earl and Swisher Sweez (of AFGM). The artist has over 45,000 organic plays on Soundcloud alone. To hear more of Clifton’s recordings, see the albums page.
The artist has Produced, Directed and/or Starred in over 20 short films, music videos and webisodes over the course of his career. Cliff’s independent movies have amassed over 2,600,000 organic views on YouTube alone. Like his other art, all of Clifton’s visual productions have been created with little to no budget at all. The artist has proven that his raw creativity and storytelling ability can draw the attention of audiences from around the world. He also spent a year and a half in Los Angeles – doing Background Work on major film sets, Auditioning, and working on his Modeling and Acting career. For further examples of his work, see the videos page.
Clifton Beef began designing graphics in 2009, and does most of his own. The Graphic Designer also created this website in 2015, and maintains it as Webmaster.
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