Christopher Cesar Portugal, also known as Thes One, is part of the hip hop duo People Under The Stairs, as singer / MC, producer, engineer and commercial director. . He has produced and designed eight albums for People Under The Stairs that have sold over 100,000 copies in the US alone since 2000, appearing multiple times on US and international charts, as well as multiple hits. tracks and singles for other artists around the globe with numerous guest appearances as guest singers. As Commercial Director, he has coordinated and managed more than 21 successful world tours for People Under The Stairs and co-founded the Tres Records label run by independent artist. He also designs and builds recording studios and custom equipment. His musical aliases include Lord Radio.
|Birth name||Christopher Cesar Portugal|
|Also known as||Lord Radio|
|Born||October 18, 1977, Torrance, California, United States|
|Origin||San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Instruments||Turntable, sampler, Vocal, keyboard|
|Years active||1997 — Present|
|Associated acts||People Under The Stairs, Bloquera, Giant Panda, Raashan Ahmad, J-Live|
|Website||PUTS.Band - Official PUTS Artist Page|
Born Christopher Cesar Portugal and better known by his stage name of "Thes One," this rapper and music producer formed a successful hip-hop group called People Under The Stairs. The band's albums include Carried Away, Stepfather, and Question in the Form of an Answer.
Though he considered attending the audio engineering program at the prestigious Berklee School of Music, he ultimately studied at the University of Southern California, where he graduated with honors and also earned a Seibert poetry fellowship.
In 2004, he co-founded a music label called Tres Records.
He grew up in Torrance and San Pedro, California, in a family of Peruvian descent.
He and fellow rapper D-Loc were both born in California in 1977.
- Hip hop record producers
- American rapper
Latest information about Thes One updated on June 18 2021.