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Ominous Words A.K.A. Steve Caprio is a full-time artist from Fontana, California.
His music spans several decades and is listened to worldwide. He was featured on Wu Tang's Euro Invasion compilation and was named High Times Unsigned Band of the Month. He's performed and/or recorded with KRS One, Fatlip (Pharcyde), Rakaa (Dilated Peoples), Donald Horne (Guttermouth), Zen (Visionaries), Akil (Jurassic 5), Abstract Rude, Tash (Tha Liks), 2 Mex, Awol One, Efrem (Voodoo Glow Skulls & Death By Stereo), U GOD (Wu Tang), Del the Funky Homosapien, Supernatural, & more.
Aside from writing & recording music, he's also a branding and marketing expert who paints, draws, films, and wheat pastes his art throughout Southern California. He's worked with Neff Headwear, Skullcandy headphones, HIGHTIMES, Ride Snowboards, Chronic Candy, Bear Mountain, and more. He was the Branding Expert at the High Times Business Summit on the "How to start a cannabis business in California" panel.
"Independent and real; like you've never heard." - I.E. Weekly
"Ominous Words has been around for a long time in California, he throws his hat in the ring with other articulate and intelligent rappers like Sage Francis, Aesop Rock, and others who are bringing brains into the rap game."
- Marquee Magazine
“He’s really more of an old-school wordsmith, a conscious rapper who pens rhymes about things that truly matter.”
- HIGH TIMES Magazine
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