Celebrate The Villain is a two man group formed in early 2010.The MC’s met in San Antonio, TX in 2000.Brad Kleinfelder & Sean Knox began rocking house party’s and freestyling together, drawing a crowd wherever they would go. They have been inspired by numerous acts of talent such as Buck 65, Why?, Eyedea, Canibus, Eric Clapton, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Poison The Well and hundreds of other bands, groups, and solo artists.
After years of practice hard work and dedication C.T.V developed a style combining deep soulful poetry with a lyrical abstract flow. Celebrate The Villain is known for their constant teamwork, crowd interaction, and intense stage presence. They have played many shows through out Texas .
In early 2011 C.T.V Were featured artist in the San Antonio Current and asked to play in Dallas at the "Elements of hip hop" festival.
They were featured artist on Jon Blacks "protect ya neck" online radio show out of Houston.
CTV has also been a featured artist on San Antonio Radio Station KSYM
They have opened up for national acts such as Killer Mike, Diabolic, Akir, Immortal Technique, Blueprint, Abstract Rude, Josh Martinez & Sleep, AwolOne, B squid, Luis Logic, Void Pedal, Sole & Aceyalone .
SXSW Indy 512 Showcase 2011 & 2012
Currently C.T.V is in the process of there recording there much anticipated 2nd album at 5th Street Studio's in Austin. The new album will be called "Exhausted" and deals with the struggles C.T.V has gone through since the band formed in early 2010. The album will be Featuring San Antonio’s own "D-Sin”, One of the best MC's out of Houston "Jon Black" and The Legendary "Blueprint" of Rhymesayers Records