While introducing former crew 2008ighties/Brkf$t Club, "Kid With Raps" attracted attention on major blogosphere such as Complex, 2dopeboyz and would also land him in Chicago’s publications The Reader and Redeye. He then released "Too Broke Tape" in 2013, later his self-titled moniker "Ceito" mixtape in 2014, attracting a loyal following and his face in the Chicago Sun-Times “Fresh faces of Chicago” cover story.
Calez has memorable verses with musical peers Chance The Rapper, Mick Jenkins, Donnie Trumpet and more. His music influenced by his Chicago roots, life lessons, and artists like Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Pharrell has been performed through festivals like SXSW, NXNE, CMJ, and A3C. After producing for Alex Wiley’s “Village Party II” mixtape, Calez spent 2015 creating mixtape “BABY” which released in Fall 2016. 2 years later, spring 2018 he released "Poppa EP" which featured singles "Boss Sh!t" and Mick Jenkins & Alex Wiley on record "Cool."