Beau Fa'asamala (born 1983) is an American rapper and producer from Oceanside, California known as ZeaLouS1. The self-proclaimed "King of the Boss Fights" and "The Sleeping Dragon of Nerdcore" started making beats, producing, and MC'ing while attending California State University, San Marcos as an Audio Production major. He has worked with notable artists such as Dr. Awkward, MC Frontalot, MC Lars, YTCracker, Random, and Beefy.
BackgroundWhile working as a radio host at KKSM AM 1320, he continued making music which led to his discovery of Nerdcore Hip Hop. He then produced and recorded his breakout World of Warcraft song "Level Up." "Level Up" garnered ZeaLouS1 notoriety among the Nerdcore community which led to having his song "Boss Fight" featured on the Rhyme Torrents Halloween EP compilation."Level Up" has continued to gain ZeaLouS1 notoriety with many unknown to Nerdcore through the subsequent "Level Up" video that was created by Chaosvex. The "Level Up" video was mentioned in an issue of Games for Windows: The Official Magazine as a viral video to check out on the GFW channel at GameVideos.com.
Shortly after the release of the Halloween EP, he produced, recorded and released his first album Assimilation Process: Complete. ZeaLouS1 would go on to release his second album Collaboc1dein March 2007, which consisted of a massive collaboration of songs with other Nerdcore artists. ZeaLouS1's third album The Living Epitaph was released on October 30, 2007. ZeaLouS1 appears on Captain Dan & the Scurvy Crew Rimes of the Hip Hop Mariners. In 2008, he released an album with several other musicians collectively known as the Sinister Six. On November 9, 2009, he officially became a member of Scrub Club Records after leaving his previous label BOSSFIGHT. Currently he has formed a live band with fellow Nerdcore artist Dr. Awkward named The Bossfights. The Bossfights were listed by GeekDad of Wired as one of the Top 10 Awesome Moments of Nerdapalooza 2010.
He has been interviewed on The Awful Show, Nerdapalooza Radio, Nerdyshow.com, Talk Nerdy To Me, NERDYmag,Geek Entertainment TV and was featured in the JETSET Concert Series when he performed in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show 2007 for DivX Stage6 along with other Nerdcore artists. ZeaLouS1 will be featured in the Nerdcore documentary Nerdcore For Life. In August 2011, Fa'asamala parted ways with Scrub Club Records along with fellow Bossfights member Doctor Awkward due to conflicting views regarding the direction of the label.