|Birth name||Jorge Alvarez|
|Also known as||Kurious Jorge|
|Origin||Spanish Harlem, New York, USA|
|Years active||1991 - present|
|Labels||Amalgam Digital, Hoppoh/Columbia/SME|
|Associated acts||MF Doom, MF Grimm, Monsta Island Czars|
|Website||Kurious at MySpace|
Kurious is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, and grew up in Spanish Harlem. He debuted in 1991 on Powerule's "Young Stars from Nowhere". He then appeared on Pete Nice and DJ Richie Rich's album Dust to Dust. The duo helped Kurious get a record deal with Columbia Records via Bobbito and Pete Nice's Hoppoh imprint. In 1992, he released his first single, "Walk Like a Duck". In 1994, Kurious released his debut album A Constipated Monkey, which featured the hit singles "I'm Kurious" and "Uptown Shit". Despite the success of the singles, the album was not commercially successful.
Shortly after the album's release, Kurious seemingly disappeared from the music scene. In 1999, he reemerged on MF DOOM's album Operation: Doomsday on the track "?" and contributed a track to a Monsta Island Czars Mixtape, under the alias Biollante. Amalgam Digital reissued A Constipated Monkey with bonus tracks in 2007.
- 1994: A Constipated Monkey (Hoppoh/Columbia)
- 2009: II (Amalgam Digital)
- 1992: "Walk Like a Duck" (Hoppoh/Columbia)
- 1993: "Uptown Shit" (Hoppoh/Columbia)
- 1994: "I'm Kurious" (Hoppoh/Columbia)
- 2001: "All Great" (Stonegroove)
- 2009: "Benneton" (Feat. MC Serch & MF DOOM) (Amalgam Digital)
- 2009: "Back With V.I.C." (Amalgam Digital)
- 2009: "Sittin’ In My Car"
- 1993: "Boo Boo Heads" (from the Del the Funkee Homosapien album No Need for Alarm)
- 1993: "3 Blind Mice" (from the Pete Nice and DJ Richie Rich album Dust to Dust)
- 1994: "Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide" (from the Gravediggaz album 6 Feet Deep)
- 1994: "Stop Smokin' That Shit" (from the KMD album Black Bastards)
- 1999: "?" (from the MF DOOM album Operation: Doomsday)
- 2003: "Fastlane" (from the King Geedorah album Take Me to Your Leader)
- 2006: "Traveling" (from the MF Grimm album American Hunger)
- 2009: "Supervillainz" (from the MF DOOM album Born Like This)
Uses in Media
- The music video for "Walk Like A Duck" was featured in The Brothers Grunt episode "The Ugly Gruntling."