Neal Cragg

Nickname: Cragigi
Hometown: Burlington, WI
Year in School: Senior
Major: Nursing
Birthday: October 8

FS Solos: All the Above, Bombs Over Baghdad, Call Any Vegetable, Forces of the Unseen, Kanye Medley

“Some people have referred to me as just a city boy, born and raised in South Detroit. Those people sit on a throne of LIES.”
~Neal Cragg

What are your favorite recorded a cappella tracks? I Can’t Make You Love Me (Hyannis Sound), Take Me Home (The Bubs), Drive (Bobby McFerrin), Crazy Ever After (SoCal Vocals)

What was the first a cappella song you ever heard? The background music to “Knick Knack,” the Pixar Short before Finding Nemo. Bobby McFerrin, ladies and gentlemen.

What is your favorite Fundamentally Sound memory? All of Winter tour 2010. It was the most fun I’ve ever had. SCOOPIE!!!

What was the first song you ever performed with Fundamentally Sound? “Closer” by Ne-Yo at Gamma Phi Beta

What previous singing experience do you have? I was in a few musicals and sang in rock bands throughout high school.

Interesting Fact: I’m the only member of FS whose major has exactly 7 other male students. This was a smart decision for multiple reasons.

What is your claim to fame? Being the best rapper alive from a town of 98% white people.

How do you prepare for a Fundamentally Sound performance? I think through the songs we’re going to be singing, and do deep breathing exercises.

Describe an average day in the life of Neal Cragg: To understand the experience that is Neal Cragg, imagine if Highlander, Braveheart, The Boondock Saints, Waking Ned Devine, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and Garden State were one movie. With more smokin hotties.

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