lightweight legendary (bio)
Señor Gigio is a celebrated independent Hip Hop artist (Supa Emcee / Singer / Cartoonist) based in the Bay Area. He is known for being prolific, having released over 20 projects since 2006. He has collaborated with hip hop veterans locally, throughout the states & internationally. His music is inspirational, eclectic & masterful, with a knack for storytelling, abstract concepts & catchy hooks. His sound continues to grow & evolve as he steps into the forefront as a Singer, expanding his musical horizons in tandem with his supernatural Emceeing abilities. Whether it be through rapping highly-technical yet funky dope flows, crooning bluesy soul ballads or experimenting with bold alternative sounds, Señor Gigio doses his audience with the pure magic that life itself is made of.
Señor Gigio has toured his music independently throughout California, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico & even internationally in Canada & Japan. Locally, he has woven himself into the fabric of the Bay Area music scene & community, becoming a fixture in his own right. Today, he continues to broaden his horizons, finding inspiration, directing music videos, drawing funkadelic-style art, creating & releasing new albums. In 2018, he even released his very first comic book which he illustrated & wrote himself. Señor Gigio also follows his calling to be a Spiritual Guide to those in need. You just might find him doing Tarot readings on Telegraph in Berkeley. Most recently, in June 2022, he embarks on a new chapter as a creator having released his new album "Funklore" alonside his comic book "Super Psychic Kitty Meets the Mummified Pharaoh" with a slew of a groundbreaking animated music videos.