dscf8807American Hip-Hop recording artist, Mr. Craig, formerly know as Strict-ly Shadow from Queens, N.Y. now residing in the “DMV” area has been compared to artists from Tupac to Lupe Fiasco. Straight flow, savvy entrepreneur, strong hustle, cool swagger and high energy is what Mr. Craig brings to the table. He eventually created a formula that seems to perfectly fit his persona. You can’t listen to his music without being affected by his brutal pain dealing with life’s ordeals, he has had to face and his all-around focusing subject matters about the contrast between the light in our lives and the darkness that sometimes eclipses it.
Mr. Craig’s words are very strong and passionate, the vision and the pictures he creates is quite evident throughout all of his songs. He has collaborated with a plethora of various artists on different projects. He inked a publishing deal with Princess Blue publishing company. And continues to put the pressure on the underground scene.
In 2012 Strict-ly Shadow / Mr. Craig proved himself a great performer, increasing his awareness dramatically with the release of his catchy hit single, “Penning Thoughts” Feat Ebony Burks.
Strict-ly Shadow / Mr. Craig already hit the clubs with his single “Baby I Got It” that can be found on D.J. green Money Talks mix-tape hosted by Coast2Coast Mixtapes.
The past few years Mr. Craig has been working on a lot of video & editing projects but now in 2016 he’s ready to put out his final music project called “Evolutions”. The smash single “One + One” Ft Rico Maze, will be the first single to be released off his forthcoming album.
There is absolutely no limit to what Mr. Craig wants to accomplish in his career from producing tracks, acting, video and simply performing for his fans. Mr. Craig’s determination, dedication and commitment will place him amongst the best of the most driven artists today.