- K.I.N.G. of KINGZ Feat. Shannon
King Devious was born and raised in the heart and soul of Colorado, (Denver West) by his mother who was a single parent. Struggling with the effects of poverty and low income, his mother always hustled and found a way to make things work her example, eventually shape and pave the life and values of King Devious. Devious was introduced to the streets of Denver at a young age, after he was introduced to it he lived, breathed ate and slept the Denver streets. His Hip-Hop/ Rap career began in 1992, as he was always involved in rap battles talent shows and just all around freestyle session. Soon after his introduction to the music scene Devious and close friends from his neighborhood started a Hip-Hop B-boy group called the Colo-Rydaz. They would then accomplish and overcome many hurdles in Colorado Hip Hop. In the fall of 1998 Devious made his commitment to his music official by obtaining his own studio and founding C.R.Recordz. He has been on a non stop grind ever since. King Devious has come a long way, he is publically proclaimed as the sole King of Denver West as well as having a monumental list of accomplishments and many achievements as far as the Colorado Hip Hop community goes. These accomplishments include 100s of shows/performances, TV appearances, DVD appearances, magazine/newspaper listings and write ups, hip hop awards. He has performed at some of Colorado’s famous and best venues such as the Gothic Theatre, Fillmore Auditorium, Marquis Theatre, Oriental theatre, Cassellmans and many more. King devious has perfected a versatile style that is original and swag-tastic to say the least! He has worked on his own projects and collaborated on many projects Such as Colorado Dope volumes 1-8 Denver’s Finest vol 1and 2 and countless collaborations with some of Denver’s best artist as well as national acts such as, Young Buck, Outlawz, Yukmouth, Tech N9ne/ Krizz Kalico, Slim Thug, Bone Thugs, Hurricane Chris, E-40, Paul Wall, Kid Frost and the list goes on. King Devious has basically shut down the Colorado underground hip-hop scene with such releases as 303 Degreez, Genesis, And the domination mixtapes, he has managed to obtain over 700 songs he’s either written, recorded, or produced accredited to his music resume/Catalog Currently King Devious is still the owner/Cofounder of C.R.Recordz as well as being the owner /Cofounder of Devious Ladiez Ent. Devious Ladiez Ent. is a modeling agency aimed to excel amateur models doing promotions, music videos, fashion shows, ect. King Devious is now also the founder and head of the hip-hop music supergroup based upon unity " the CO.ALITION". CO.ALITION consists of several different , diverse, talented artist/groups and producers. The CO.ALITION was formed in August 2010 and has already had such a huge success and has become one of Colorado’s best Premier hip-hop recording and performance groups and now a record label in itself. In February 2011 CO.ALITION released their first project titled: CO.ALITION ROYALTY in reference to being “Denver’s Finest” or “Crem de la Crem” meaning cream of the crop. In summer 2011 C.R.Recordz will be releasing Its 3rd Full length Cd under King Devious titled “Return Of The King” and new mixtapes such as “Revelations” and “King Of Heartz”. His heart beats Denver streets he never sleeps. “Killa” aka King Devious is a very busy man, with all his drive, dedication, creativity mixed with infinite ambitions there is no doubt you will be hearing his name a lot. Ultimately watching him reign as 1 of Denver's hardest working artist/businessmen that came from nothing and made something for Colorado and possibly the world. Yes he lives up to the name "King Devious".