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Blockhead (Music Producer) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Blockhead Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth October 8, 1976
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Dark Brown

Blockhead is an American hip-hop record producer and DJ who has been a member of groups such as the Party Fun Action Committee and The Mighty Jones. He is also known for producing tracks for Aesop Rock. Over the years, Blockhead has worked on a number of albums, extended plays, and singles such as Downtown ScienceInterludes After MidnightBells and WhistlesMusic by Cavelight, Bubble Bath, The Music Scene, Capture the Sun (with Illogic), Insomniac Olympics, Uncle Tony’s Coloring BookThe Block Is Hot, The Block Is Hot Pt. 2, Funeral Balloons, Justplaywitit (with Marq Spekt), The Art of the SampleFree SweatpantsQuar and Peace, Space Werewolves Will Be the End of Us All, Gone Long (with Joanna Erdos, Jeremy Gibson, Damien Paris, and Bay Li Mckeithan, as The Mighty Jones), Block in the Box, Alright, Keep Playin’ (with Marq Spekt), Broke Beats, Garbology (with Aesop Rock), Peanuts in Your Mouth, and Expiration Date.

Born Name

Tony Simon

Nick Name

Blockhead

Blockhead as seen while performing in 2014
Blockhead as seen while performing in 2014 (Jester Jay Goldman / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Blockhead attended Boston University, a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Occupation

Record Producer, DJ

Family

  • Father – Sidney Simon (Painter, Sculptor, Muralist, Art School Co-founder, American Official War Artist)
  • Mother – Renee Adriance (Social Worker)
  • Siblings – He has a brother and 5 half-siblings.
  • Others – James Simon (Paternal Grandfather) (Shoe Store Merchant), Minnie Lipman (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Blockhead has been signed with ETP Agency.

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Sampler

Labels

Mush Records, Ninja Tune, Backwoodz Studioz, Future Archive Recordings

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a stubble

Blockhead Facts

  1. Growing up, he enjoyed both the lyrical and musical aspects of hip hop.
  2. Along with his friends, Blockhead formed a group called the Overground and started making music during his teen years.
  3. He first met rapper and producer Aesop Rock while attending Boston University.
  4. Blockhead has been a member of the hip-hop group named Party Fun Action Committee. The group released its first studio album titled Let’s Get Serious on July 1, 2003, through Definitive Jux. Los Angeles Times named the album one of the most seminal releases from Definitive Jux, calling it “the gold standard of comedy rap records”.
  5. On March 23, 2004, he released his debut solo studio album titled Music by Cavelight and it included songs like Breathe and StartInsomniac OlympicsJet SonA Better PlaceYou’ve Got Maelstrom, and Sunday Seance. The album was ranked at #43 on the UK Independent Albums (OCC) chart.
  6. He has stated that his stage name comes from the shape of his head: “While it’s not square, it’s pretty close.”
  7. Blockhead’s 4th solo studio album, The Music Scene was released on November 2, 2009, and Rick Anderson of AllMusic stated: “Everyone makes sample-based music these days, but very few people use found sounds and prefab musical snippets as creatively and thoughtfully as Blockhead does.”

Featured Image by Jester Jay Goldman / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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