One of the founding members of the Atoms Family, Cryptic One is one of New York city's MCs and producers. Other than rapping and producing the Atoms Family records Centa of Da Web, "Atoms Family Archives" and "Prequel", he also has been featured on songs by other underground artists' like Aesop Rock and Cannibal Ox. He has produced many tracks for various MCs, mostly for the label Def Jux. In 2004 he released his first solo effort, "The Anti-Mobius Strip Theory". It is a very dark album, often touching on the subjects of depression and loss.