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|Biolante, Kurious Jorge|
|Origin||Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York, US|
|Labels||Amalgam Digital, Hoppoh/Columbia/SME|
|MF Doom, MF Grimm, Monsta Island Czars, Bamboo Bros, Red Apples 45|
Kurious is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, and grew up in an Upper West Side neighborhood called Manhattan Valley. In 1993 he appeared on Del tha Funkee Homosapien's album No Need for Alarm and on Pete Nice & DJ Richie Rich's album Dust to Dust. The duo helped Kurious get a record deal with Columbia Records via Bobbito and Pete Nice's Hoppoh imprint. In 1992, he released his first single, "Walk Like a Duck". Then he signed for Sony Music. In 1994, Kurious released his critically acclaimed debut album A Constipated Monkey.
In 1999, he reemerged on MF Doom's album Operation: Doomsday on the track "?" and contributed a track to a Monsta Island Czars Mixtape, under the alias Biollante. Amalgam Digital reissued A Constipated Monkey with bonus tracks in 2007. In 2009 he released his second solo effort II, which featured the singles "Back From Up Unda", "Back with V.I.C.", "Sittin' in My Car" and "Drinks In The Air."