BluRum13 / About
Prodigious and prolifc emcee James Sobers, known professionally as BluRum13, has had an iconic career as a solo and collaboratve hiphop artst. He has released four solo albums, performed well over 1,000 shows in Europe and North America, worked with such luminaries as Luke Vibert, Kid Koala, and DJ Vadim, wri en and per- formed with many groups, including the Russian Percussion, One Self, US3, Reverse Engineering, Bullfrog, Resin Dogs, True Ingredients, and many more. BluRum13’s music has been featured in Cirque du Soleil, CSI, The Family Biz (Canada), and Skins (UK). As each of his creatve identies, he’s shared the stage with such diverse and respected art- ists as Maceo Parker, Herbie Hancock, Phish, KRS1, Public Enemy, De la Soul, Digable Planets, the Fugees, Prince Paul, Cool Herc, and Jeru the Dama. He’s recorded at Abbey Road Studios and performed as a guest ar st on behalf of UK tastemaker Gilles Peterson. He also founded groups WaterPower (featuring Keyez, Primo the Cinema c and, Resyte Theez) and Indigenous Invaders (DJ Toner) and worked with esteemed producers and DJs such as DJ Vadim, Luke Vibert, DJ Grandthe , Kid Koala, Ben Mono, Miss Ill and PM. BluRum has also been a featured emcee and live front-man for groupsincluding US3,FatFreddy’sDrop, ReverseEngineering, ResinDogs, Aquasky, and many more.