Keys and XL are the active artists of Cryme Rate. Underground New York hiphop, signed to Extreme Terror Entertanment the CEO and owner is Aaron "Diablo" Verdile , you can contact him for collab and booking info at EXTproductions@hotmail.com.
Keys and XL have been friends for around 9 years now. Both eager since youth to be part of a rap group have been in many groups that never really went anywhere. After much time and effort and many life changing expierences finally Cryme Rate came together and released their first album Contemplation in June 2008. And ever since have released 5 albums,2 solo albums and 1 side project entitled Stictly 4 Sickos. playin shows with big underground names such as AnyBody Killa, Hopsin and many other underground artists, Cryme Rate has been spreading fast. they call their Movement The Black Plague..a reference to infecting hip hop and eliminating the bad from the good.
Yes. All around...mostly in poughkeepsie NY our local venue the Chance. We have also done shows in Hartford Connecticut, Boston Mass., Bethlehem PA, and soo the World.
our musical influences are Psychopathic records,Strange Music,Psychological Records,Shady Aftermath,and many other labels that we grew up on.
we have a DJ named DJ SKY so turn tables...uh Mics ha ha ha. Keys plays the drums so we plan on encorperating that as well as live guitar and bass
To all yall out there check us out..We arent your average rap group..we apeal to everyone..our fan base ranges from juggalos to thugs to rock n roll fans to even classical music fans. If your looking for something worth while check us out..Cryme Rate.