Big Angelus is a hip-hop/rap artist brandishing a style with high caliber wordplay and catchy hooks, that cuts through instrumentation with incredible energy. From 2006 to 2012, Big Angelus has released four solo projects, managing over 200,000 albums/units downloaded worldwide and countless physical copies distributed nationally.
The only thing that comes close to rivaling Big Angelus’ brilliance, is his philanthropy work in the community, volunteering his time to the children at community centers, helping with homework, general learning and being a positive role model in their lives. Big Angelus’ generosity is not just limited to volunteering his time, as he is no stranger in giving donations to particular charitable causes.
Big Angelus’ third release titled “RUSSO,” which is named after his alternative persona, “Russo W. Varela,” was the first to be released under his “Black Corona Entertainment.” During the fourth quarter of 2010 spilling into the first quarter of 2011, shortly after releasing the title, Big Angelus climbed the charts on “mp3.com,” leading as #1 for 10 consecutive weeks.
Since releasing his first two solo projects, “The Catalog” and “Welcome 2 the Hundred,” Big Angelus has had songs placed on nationwide top 10 download charts, has had his first two releases nominated for best hip-hop album of the year in regional urban music awards, and has been placed on other multiple hip-hop charts contending with major, independent and unsigned artists.
Not only having reached many people in countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Russia and others throughout the world with his music, Big Angelus has also been involved in producing/co-producing, and songwriting for other artists, as well as dabbling in the independent film industry.