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|Birth name||Von Carlisle|
|Also known as||Rondell Beene, Hannz G|
|Born||December 10, 1976|
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Labels||Federation, Shady, Interscope|
|Associated acts||D12, Eminem, Obie Trice|
Von Carlisle (born December 10, 1976), better known by his stage name Kuniva, is an American rapper. He is known as a member of Detroit rap group D12. He debuted his solo career in 2010 with a mixtape. Kuniva is also known by his alter-ego Rondell Beene, and/or Hannz G.
Career[edit | edit source]
In 1995, Kuniva joined D12. He helped record their debut extended play The Underground EP. Kuniva created the alter-ego Hannz G., which changed to Rondell Beene before D12's first album in 2001.
In 2001, Kuniva worked with D12 as they released their first album Devil's Night.
Kuniva appeared on the album D12 World with D12 in 2004. During Eminem's hiatus, D12 recorded the Return of the Dozen mixtape released in 2008 while Eminem was working on Relapse. Kuniva made more appearances in songs in the mixtape, taking up Eminem's place for the mixtape.
Kuniva went solo in 2010. On February 16, 2010, Kuniva released his digital mixtape called D12's Own Kuniva Presents: Retribution...The Mixtape. The mixtape featured Bizarre, Kon Artis, and a rapper by the name of Beez.
On April 12, 2011, D12 released Return of the Dozen Pt. 2 which was the sequel mixtape of Return of the Dozen in 2008. Kuniva also had solo parts on this mixtape.
In 2011, he released his Mixtape Midwest Marauders Vol.1, which was followed by Midwest Marauders 2 in 2012.
In 2014, he released the album A History of Violence. In 2016, he released the sequel, A History of Violence 2.
Discography[edit | edit source]
Collaboration albums[edit | edit source]
Mixtapes[edit | edit source]
- The Devil's Night Mixtape (with D12) (2015)
Studio albums[edit | edit source]
- A History of Violence (2015)
- A History of Violence 2 (2016)
References[edit | edit source]
- Tardio, Andres (30 October 2015). "Battling Eminem Was Like Fighting Mike Tyson - Just Ask D12's Kuniva". MTV News. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
- HipHopDX (30 October 2015). "Eminem's "Cleanin' Out My Closet" Originally A D12 Song, According To Kuniva". HipHopDX. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
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