Chris de Luca
is co-founder of German beat butchers Funkstörung
and co-owner of the Musik Aus Strom label. He's also the owner of Munich's Delirium record store, where he first met Peabird
, the collaborator for his 2002 solo debut. The two hit it off over a mutual love of hip-hop, and recorded together sporadically over the next three years; they also formed a new label, Sellwell Productions. The results, Deadly Wiz da Disko
, appeared in 2002 on !K7 Records.