LightningCloud is a North American Hip Hop group based out of Los Angeles, California. The duo consists of Crystle Lightning and MC RedCloud.
Invigorated by the sounds and energy of the underground club scenes, LightningCloud found a way to fuse the elements of Hip Hop with Electronic Music, Trap and Rockabilly and House music. Joined by DJ Jonney Miles, a vibrant, multimedia stage performance in their arsenal and a hunger that is all but gone in this generation, LightningCloud arrives to save us all from the monotony...just in the nick of time.
A Plains Cree/First Nations (Hobbem/Enoch) Indigenous woman, Crystle began her show business journey at the tender age of four in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. By the age of nine, Crystle and her family relocated to Hollywood California where she immediately landed her first lead role in the blockbuster hit A woman of many talents, Crystle Lightning is also a well established DJ. She is one half of the Hollywood DJ Crew "Ladies of The House". Spinning records at notable famed clubs such as King King and House of Blues and honed residencies at The 1616 Club and Lucys 51, Crystle Lightning made her imprint in the realm of music entertainment.
MC RedCloud, from the City of Hawthorne, is an indigenous legend with a highly exalted live performance track record. A California Native and Huichol Indian (Jalisco, Mexico), MC RedCloud began his underground supremacy when his freestyles where heard over the radio airwaves, as he defeated numerous opponents on Power 106 with Felli Fel. RedCloud signed with Syntax/Koch in 2000 and moved well over 40,000 units of his releases. RedCloud is a "Tour Monster" He has also toured consistently with IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE, KRS ONE and EVIDENCE.
LightningCloud's self titled debut album"LightningCloud" just won BEST HIP HOP ALBUM at the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Choice and has seen 60 Nationwide dates in a row with TECH N9NE and MURS.
Music Awards and BEST NEW ARTIST in 2013!