AWOL ONE with his visual arts, his distinctive vocal stylings and his lyrics, have captivated audiences worldwide with coulntless touring through the u.s.a , Europe, Canada and Japan. Whether performing solo or rocking stadiums with The Shapeshifters, an AWOL One show is guaranteed to be a life-altering experience.
Along his journey, AWOL has played shows with Common, Eminem, Ozomatli, Pigeon John, De La Soul, Beat Junkies, Jurassic 5, Del The Funky Homosapien and Hieroglyphics, Aceyalone, Tha Liks, Dilated Peoples,Blackalicious, Living Legends, Mix Master Mike, Abstract Rude, Kool Keith, Cypress Hill Smoke out festival with Snoop dogg , Afrika Bambaataa, Busdriver,Swollen Members, Visionaries, The Breeders, Atmosphere, Sage Francis, Fishbone, Los Lobos, Lyrics Born, as well as many car shows, SXSW and Rock the Bells festival,CMJ, Vans Warped Tour/Code of the cuts stage, and much more.
AWOL’s music has been featured on Pimp my ride, MTV Road Rules, The Source Sound Lab, Nickelodeon, Speedway Junkie, 411 Video magazine, Indicline, countless Graffitti, skate, surf, snowboarding dvds, and magazines such as URB, SPIN , XLR8R, Slap, Thrasher, Vice, CLOUT, Mean Street, Big Time, Revolver, Exclaim!, RapPages, L.A. Weekly, O.C Weekly and (shapeshifters) were winners of 2002 LA Weekly Music Award, as well as being on the covers of LA Record and Self Inflict magazine, as he is also on alot of dot com’s like Rollingstone, VH1 to name a few, as well as countless music projects and releases! Collectively AWOL has sold well over 150,000 albums.
Taking control of his melodic rap style patterns have drawn him into the ears of producers worldwide. Scores of producers have shown interest in the ill aura of this emcee. Out of the light he has intertwined with DJ/producers Daddy Kev, Ant (Atmosphere and Felt), KUTMASTA KURT, Fat Jack of ATU and XClan, DJ Drez, Rhettmattic, Jizzm,The Grouch, J zone, Mike Nardone (KXLU), Mums The Word, ODM, DJ Moves (Len), Truly ODd of Power 106’s Friday Night Flavas, Dj Swamp, D-styles, JMD, Transducer,Cheap Colagne, Crook of Team Sleep and Evidence of Dilated Peoples just to name a few.
He has also intertwined rap collaborations with the likes of Kool Keith, KRS One, Slug, Abstract Rude, Eyedea,Visionaries and Aceyalone just to name some.
AWOL is also affiliated with L.A.’s MassMen (Project Blowed) as well as one of West Coasts most prestigious crew’s THE SHAPE SHIFTERS and is currently getting major college , commercial mix show play all around the U.S., Europe and Canada and has charted on CMJ many times, and did we mention he is an established DJ for many emcee’s, clubs, parties and was even the main dj for a Thump Records/LOWRIDER MAGAZINE TOUR.