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Critical Stage


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    Set Me Free - Hena
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    Heaven - Remastered
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Critical Stage is a Norwegian-Tamil rapper, singer and songwriter. Born in the west coast of Norway and raised in Oslo, he initially gained recognition as a rapper after performing at several Norwegian and Tamil events.
Intent on further pursuing a career as a rapper he went on to release the single “Heaven”.
He spent his early childhood in Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, before his family relocated to Oslo. As a child he was interested in music and took Mridhangam (an Indian percussion instrument) lessons from his Guru Suntharamoorthy Kanesan, and took grades under the Oriental Fine Arts Academy of London (OFAAL). He started writing songs in middle school, at the age of 13. Many of his songs during this period focused on heartbreak and gaining respect.
Critical Stage has cited several hip-hop and R&B artists influencing his rapping and singing style, including J. Cole, Dreamville, Khalid, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ella Mai, 2Pac, Eminem and JAY-Z.
He is currently working on his debut EP titled "Growth In An Age of Anxiety".


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