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Ex – Antipop Consortium instigator Coffee beans lays straight down relentless, out-of-this-world beats with highly poeticized and mind-boggling lyrics. Leading the hip-hop underground alongside such tweaked luminaries as El-P as well as the Def Jux staff, Prefuse 73, as well as the Anticon collective, Coffee beans brings to hip-hop an hearing for uncompromising experimentalism and intellectual wordplay. Elevated in Light Plains, NY, Coffee beans (aka Mr. Ballbeam), was an associate of the important Brooklyn Boom Poetic Collective. Then discovered acclaim merging hip-hop with electronica as one-third from the important N.Con.C. intensifying rap clothing Antipop Consortium. The group, produced in 1997, released three full-lengths (culminating using the advanced and cerebral Arrhythmia on Warp Information) and a cooperation with free of charge jazz maestro Matthew Shipp. In 2000, Coffee beans gave the planet the first flavor of his single use the Nude Paper 12″ on Mo Polish. Nonetheless it wasn’t before breakup from the Consortium that he released his solo full-length debut. Tomorrow AT THIS TIME, released by Warp in 2003, present Coffee beans grafting Antipop’s way-out B-boy surrealism to a genuine pop core. Following a series of travels with serves as diverse because the Rapture, Out Hud, El-P, Prefuse 73, and Mike Ladd, Coffee beans documented his follow-up, the Today, Shortly, Someday EP — including remixes by Prefuse 73 and El-P — released in January of 2004. The full-length Surprise City Maverick arrived that same calendar year and was implemented in 2006 by Just, a cooperation with avant-garde jazzers William Parker and Hamid Drake for the Thirsty Hearing label’s Blue Series. His 2008 work, Thorns, discovered him managing his own creation, while 2011’s End EVERYTHING featured guest makers like Four Tet, Clark, and Interpol’s Sam Fogarino. The second option launch also signaled a proceed to the Anticon label. Also in 2011, Coffee beans reteamed with HPrizm, Matthew Shipp, and William Parker for the recording Kitchen knives from Heaven.

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Full Name Bean
Albums End It All, Come Pioveva, Shock City Maverick, Tomorrow Right Now, Il Meglio Dei Beans, Now Soon Someday, Thorns, Wolves of the World, Knives From Heaven, Le più belle canzoni dei Beans, Beans Trentanni, Haast, Evergreen, Stelle, Buon compleanno, Love Me Tonight, Beans cantano battisti (Live), Only, Down By Law, The Blue Series Sampler


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1 Featured in Everclear's Father of Mine music video as a young Art Alexakis (lead singer of the band).
2 He donated many signed head-shots to Rocky Stone to be auctioned off to raise money to buy more toys for less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign 2004.
3 Owns a French Bulldog named Pooter.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D 2018 announced Jingles
Randy App 2014 TV Series Chris
Eagleheart 2012 TV Series Gabey
A Day Without Rain 2011 Short Cashier
Death to Snooki 2011 Short Jimmy
Shapetown, USA 2011 TV Series Max
It's a Cardboard Life 2011 TV Series Benny
Weeds 2010 TV Series Keith
Archie's Final Project 2009 Brainiac
Bratz 2007 Plunger Man
Dance Revolution 2006 TV Series Celebrty Judge / Celebrity Judge
Rebound 2005 Ralph
Kicking & Screaming 2005 Mark Avery
Cheaper by the Dozen 2003 Dylan Shenk
The Cat in the Hat 2003 Dumb Schweitzer
The Even Stevens Movie 2003 TV Movie Bernard 'Beans' Aranguren
That's So Raven 2003 TV Series Miles Bonay
Frasier 2001-2002 TV Series Jason White / Kid
13 Moons 2002 Stevie
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2001 TV Series Chunky Kid
ER 2001 TV Series John Thomas Frum
Bubble Boy 2001 Ice Cream Boy (as Steven Lawrence)
The Amanda Show 1999-2000 TV Series Justin / Younger Brother
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth 2000 Video Chuckie
Absolutely True 2000 TV Series
Lord of the Road 1999 Short Billy
The Muse 1999 Rob Reiner's Son
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1999 TV Series Little Kid
My Favorite Martian 1999 Nurplex Kid
Operation Splitsville 1999 Billy's Friend
Dreamers 1999/I Matthew
Michael Hayes 1998 TV Series Jacob's Son
Married with Children 1996 TV Series Kid #1

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Toy Mountain Christmas Special 2004 TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Her Side of the Bed 2016 post-production Himself
Dance Revolution 2006-2007 TV Series Himself - Celebrty Judge
Young Hollywood Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
Kicking & Screaming: Soccer Camp 2005 Video documentary short Himself
On Screen 2005 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) · Hilary Duff
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Forrest Landis
· Liliana Mumy
· Kevin G. Schmidt
· Jacob Smith
· Alyson Stoner
· Blake Woodruff
· Morgan York
2003 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actor Even Stevens (1999)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Kicking & Screaming (2005)
2004 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young Actor The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
2003 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Guest Starring Young Actor Frasier (1993)
2002 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Supporting Young Actor Even Stevens (1999)


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