Gruf began his hip-hop career as a member of a Winnipeg group called Twisted
Spirits in the early 1990’s. This group evolved into the Frek Sho, and in 1995 they
filmed a video for “Patience”, which entered rotation on Canada’s Muchmusic, a
first for a Winnipeg hip-hop group.
His interest in health and counter-culture made his teaming with Pip Skid
inevitable, and they formed fermented reptile in 1999. In 2001, he released
“Druidry”, his solo debut.
He works with Canadian underground hip hop label run by McEnroe Peanuts & Corn
Records.Gruf is by far the most abstract rapper on the roster, commonly rapping
about trees, plants, and animals. His name variations are Gruf Tha Druid or Gruff