Hailing from the lost city of Camden, NJ, this emcee/producer represents one-third of the critically acclaimed Nuthouse crew. The group debuted in 1998 with the classic 12″, A Luv Supream on Bobbito’s fabled Fondle ‘Em imprint. Goodvibe Recordings quickly followed up with a Nuthouse EP entitled Deez Nuts which featured cameos by El da Sensai (Artifacts), Planet (Outerspace) and Diamond Back (Deadly Snakes). Fel was also featured on the Dave Ghetto “ Love Life” 12″ and LP (Counterflow Recordings), and the Embodiment of Instrumentation LP by Scratch from The Roots (Rope-A-Dope/Atlantic Records).
Fel appeared with Slum Village and Bahamadia on the 2000 Goodvibe tour, and has rocked mics on both coasts with hip hop all-stars such as Aceyalone and Jean Grae. Most recently, Fel was a featured producer at Beat Society events in D.C. and Philadelphia, sharing the stage with Little Brother, Kanye West, 88 Keys, Bahamadia, and many others. His songs with The Nuthouse have garnered significant college and mixshow airplay, and received a substantial amount of positive press.
His latest release “Sweet’s Day Off”, Break Bread Projects, 2008) is an instrumental ode to Sweet’s favorite past time…making beats. “It’s just something that i wanted to give the people as a taste, before i really let the monster out the closet. He recently finished up his second studio LP, “The Sophomore Jinx” slated for a 2009 release on SoFlo Entertainment and Break Bread Projects. Recently, Fel connected with Effiscienz Records out of Paris, France and released "The Invisible Garden" Re-Issued "The Sophomore Jinx" several free downloads "Fel Sweetenberg Live In Paris" & "Psalms Of A Soldier". Fel also produced an entire album for Queens N.Y Emcee Starvin B entitled " Soul Museum". He featured on the album "Endless" a production album by DJ Brans..which also featured M.O.P, Guilty Simpson, Planet Asia, Nutso, Rasco, Shabaam Sahdeeq, and Blaq Poet. Fel has shared his production and vocal talents with various artists over the years. Considered a legend of Camden City, it's safe to say we have yet to see the best of Fel Sweetenberg.