In an era where MCs either become moguls or yesterday™s news multi-talented Khleo
Thomas is a force to be reckoned with. The LA-based MC began his career as a young
actor. Mostly known for his role in Disney™s Holes where he played œZero alongside
Shia LaBeouf and co-wrote the theme song œDig It In which was featured on the Holes
soundtrack and maintained its spot at 1 on Radio Disney for 12 consecutive weeks. His
big screen debut created a worldwide fan base known as œTeam Khleo which
motivated the young star to dominate the entertainment world.
The young actor continued to make his presence known in Hollywood. From MGM™s
Walking Tall opposite œThe Rock to his recent cameo in the FX hit series Sons of
Anarchy it™s undeniable that Khleo is unstoppable. His leading role in the feature
film The Hurricane Season led him to work opposite Academy Award Winner Forest
Whitaker. In addition he starred in Sony Pictures™ Dirty 20th Century Fox™s Roll
Bounce and New Line Cinema™s Friday After Next. With a slew of other film and
television cameos Khleo is now ready to secure his position in hip-hop.
The 22-year-old MC isn™t a new comer to the stage. He has performed across the country
alongside several successful young artists such as Bow Wow Sean Kingston and
Soulja Boy. Khleo has performed on nation-wide tours such as œ2003™s Disney Jingle
Jam œ2004™s Black Expo the infamous œScream IV Tour. The young jet-setter also
traveled to Japan to perform on MTV Asia. Most recently he opened for Ice Cube and
Snoop Dogg on the œHow the West was Won Tour.
In 2010 his debut mixtape œThe World is a Cartoon racked up over 200000 downloads
within the first month of its release. His success continued after the release of his second
mixtape œThe Next Episode racked up over 150 000 downloads. By early 2011œTeam
Khleo downloaded over a million songs and made Khleo a world wide trending topic
on twitter. His Youtube videos have reach over 3 million views and his live stream videos
currently have over 300000 views spawning a marketing partnership with Ustream.tv
Motivated by his fan base Khleo set out to become a social phenomenon and with in
months he became a daily Twitter trending topic.
In 2011 the social media king was signed to Executive Dream and is currently in the
studio recording his EP œSlick Livinf.
Breathing new life into the game Khleo has made it apparent that he is the newest MC to
watch out for. For the latest news on the rising star visit khleothomas.com