|Also known as
||Stan Robinson, SubStan, Subtracktion
||(1979-01-07) 7 January 1979 (age 35)
||2000 – present
||Hyde Out Productions, QN5 Music, Mello Music Group
||Bop Alloy, CunninLynguists, Extended Famm, FANOMM, L Universe, Nujabes, Oddisee, PackFM, Tonedeff
Stanley Robinson (born January 7, 1979) known as Substantial is a hip-hop artist from Prince George's County, Maryland. He now operates out of [[Virginia].
Substantial's debut solo album To This Union a Sun Was Born was a top-10 hit in Japan.
His videos have appeared on MTV, BET, and VH1, while his music has made it to the second round of Grammy voting in three categories. The renowned car company Bentley reached out to have Substantial’s supergroup, FANOMM (with Chew Fu & J-Cast) to create a song for them and perform in China at their car show.
- 1 Personal life
- 2 Career
- 3 References
- 4 External links
Stanley Robinson was born in Cheverly, Maryland on January 7th, 1979. Growing up the first concert he attended was Run DMC featuring Naughty By Nature, and Lords of the Underground.
Substantial has stated that some of his main influences are Native Tongues, Outkast, and Redman.
In May of 2011 Substantial underwent a preventative surgery to remove a potentially cancerous growth from his large and small intestines. Discussing the surgery Substantial said, “The purpose of the procedure I had on May 10th was to remove the section of my large and small intestines, where the growth was located. As I mentioned before, I don’t have cancer but I have decided to do the […] surgery as a preventive measure.”
Photo of Substantial with Japanese Producer Nujabes
Substantial gained prominence after collaborating with Japanese Hip-Hop producer, Nujabes (Jun Seba) and signing to his record label Hyde Out Productions. Substantial collaborated with Seba until his death in a car accident in 2010.
January 2008 his 2nd studio album Sacrifice was the #1 in sales on website undergroundhiphop.com. In February 2008 Substantial was a featured artist on both iTunes and Myspace. Substantial was featured in the Rap/R&B monthly Black Beat Magazine in March 2008 in a full-page feature.
Later in 2008 Substantial's video for his single It's You (I Think) received the "Winning Freshman Video" award from MTV. The video was posted on the MTV website, as was the following interview with Substantial.
In April 2013, Substantial released the album titled Jackin' Jill as a tribute to singer Jill Scott.
Substantial now records as a member of the company QN5 Music.
- ^ http://www.discogs.com/artist/47467-Substantial
- ^ http://www.mtvu.com/music/hot-seat/substantial/
- ^ http://www.mtvu.com/music/the-freshmen/winning-freshmen-video-072108-substantial-its-you-i-think/
- ^ https://www.facebook.com/SubstantialMusic/info
- Official Bandcamp Website
|Date of birth
||January 7, 1979
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|Date of death
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