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Born in Hilo, Hawaii, Casey808 received the guidance and knowledge necessary to develop and perfect his craft. His father, a local musician with an eclectic background in Rock and traditional Hawaiian music, helped fuel his passion and served as an impetus for him to branch out and create his own sound.He started rapping at the age of thirteen and by fifteen had won first prize at an M.C. Battle held at the Hilo Civic Center. This victory earned Casey a record deal with Talksicc Productions, and simultaneously a personal milestone was achieved when he defeated one of Hawaii’s top M.C.'s who was also one of the finalists. Casey would later go on to record 808 to the NYC which held first for four weeks straight on WILD 96.5. The success of winning gave Casey confidence and motivated him to further pursue his dreams.Desiring to increase his repertoire, Casey attended the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences to enhance his knowledge base. There he became certified in ProTools, Reason, Logic, Autotune, SSL’s G M & J series among others. Casey honed his musical abilities by working with a range of accomplished artists and producers. Some of whom include; Brian Kennedy (Producer for: Brandy, Rihanna, and Jesse McCartney) Baby Bash, Scoop Deville, Bun B, Sadat X, Salam Remi, Shady Ray, Bizzy Bone, The Stooie Brothers, Fiji, and Jboog and Leslie Ludiazo. These experiences helped shape Casey’s own creativity beyond the normal genres of music, and transformed it into a mix of Hawaiian flavor and party music and so was the birth of "Island urban music".

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