Steven Ellison, also known as Flying Lotus or Captain Murphy, (born on October 7, 1983 in Winnetka, Los Angeles, California) is a DJ, music producer, filmmaker, owner of record label Brainfeeder, experimental multi-genre music producer, electronic musician, rapper and the radio DJ of FlyLo FM in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.
Steven Ellison is the nephew of Alice Coltrane, wife of saxophonist John Coltrane, and is also a cousin of musician Ravi Coltrane. In total, Ellison has released 5 albums as Flying Lotus: 1983 (2006), Los Angeles (2008), Cosmogramma (2010) , Until the Quiet Comes (2012), and You're Dead! (2014), all of which have received positive reviews. In addition, he released the mixtape Duality as the rap persona Captain Murphy in 2012. He has done the background music for the Adult Swim block on the TV channel Cartoon Network, as well as a song for an episode of Adventure Time.
Relationship with Grand Theft Auto Saga
Flying Lotus was included as a DJ of his own radio station FlyLo FM in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online which consists mostly of original songs and existing songs from Aphex Twin, Tyler The Creator, Outkast, Hudson Mohawke, Flying Lotus himself, and other related artists.