The Beatbox House

Based out of New York City, The Beatbox House is a collective of World Champion Beatboxers.  Hailing from different regions of the country, The Beatbox House is comprised of five core members Gene Shinozaki, Kenny Urban, NaPoM, Amit and Chris Celiz. They currently live together in Brooklyn, New York (yes it’s a real house.)  Beatboxing is growing into a global phenomenon branching out from its Hip-Hop roots. The collective is rebranding the art as a new form of music and is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with the human voice.

Each artist is a soloist, educator and musician in their own right. Their ability to work together and bring a communal vibe unlike any other gives the audience a one of a kind experience. It leaves them with a new possibility of what human beings are capable of and inspires people to take action on what’s truly possible for themselves.




2016 International Grand Beatbox Champion
2015 Vice American Beatbox Champion
2014 2v2 Champion
2x Unity Beatbox ChampionKenny Urban is a 23 year old beatboxer / vocalist originally from Monroe, Connecticut. He has been beatboxing for a decade and doing so professionally for the past two years. He has won national competitions in America and has also represented the US overseas in notable worldwide competitions. Apart from teaching private beatbox lessons, Ken has taught Beatbox Workshops in schools ranging from Harvard University to The Raymond York Elementary School.

Gene Shinozaki
Originally from California, Gene Shinozaki moved to Boston, MA, where he attended Berklee College of Music, majoring in drumming. With the goal to follow the footsteps of his favorite band, Dream Theater, Gene replicated their decision to drop out, feeling disillusioned with school.

After Dropping out of Berklee, he found an interview of Reeps One on Beatbox Battle TV, which inspired him to dedicate his life to beatbox. He then immediately started busking to make money and turn this dream into a reality.

Within two years, Gene began performing at popular venues and even starred in the Season Finale on Fox’s hit television show “So You Think You Can Dance” (Season 10).

“The art of Beatboxing is a beautiful thing. Throughout the years, beatboxing has evolved and shaped itself into something much more than just a background beat or a party trick. It has become a device for self expression, an outlet to communicate your creative self in real time. I want to push through the background beat, break out of the party tricks, and show people the unlimited potential of the human voice.

— Gene Shinozaki

In 2013, Gene entered his first beatbox battle, which would eventually lead him to become one of the most renown battlers in the world. Since the 2014 American Beatbox Championships, Gene has made it at least to semifinals in every battle. And in 2015, he won the Grand Beatbox Battles, held in Switzerland, making him the first American to take the title.

Gene’s most famous routines include: Jigsaw, Brain, See you There, and Level 5.

Gene is currently one of the core members of the Brooklyn-based group, The Beatbox House. Gene has since moved to NYC to be closer to his crew.

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2012 Midwest Beatbox Battle
2014 East Coast Championsip
2015 New England Beatbox Battle
2017 WBC Showcase Battle
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Christopher Celiz

World Champion Beatboxer
Music Educator
Producer/ Multi-instrumentalist
Expert Vibe Facilitator