Christopher M. Keller (born November 2, 1983), better known by his stage name Kristoff Krane, is an alternative hip hop artist from Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition to releasing a number of his own works, he has served as an emcee/vocalist for Abzorbr,Face Candy, Saturday Morning Soundtrack, Puppy Dogs and Ice Cream, and F to I to X. He has also authored a 200-page collection of poems/essays/thought exercises called "The Other," and has taught as a creative writing and musical instructor at numerous schools in the Twin Cities area.
Kristoff Krane's music is often experimental and highly introspective; his work frequently explores positivity and the common bonds human beings share with one another. When he was nineteen, he spent four-and-a-half-months in jail; he emerged newly focused on pursuing his lifelong interest in music, and began freestyling with popular Twin Cities musician Eyedea.
In 2010, he released the solo album entitled Hunting for Father. His fourth studio album, Fanfaronade, was released in 2012.
He released the 44-track compilation album, I Freestyle Life (2005-2013), on his Bandcamp page in 2014.