Writing rhymes since 14. Making beats since 19. Now 28, focusing more on the rap aspect of hiphop. Rarely make as much beats, though I still can. I do local shows here & there.
Played clarinet in 5th grade. Other than that time, & some keyboard class in high school, I play nothing.
FL Studio, Cool Edit Pro (thank you Marco Hardmeier. Whoever you are.)
Never used any hardware.
Fugees - The Score
Tech N9ne, Cunninlynguists, Jedi Mind Tricks, Timbaland, Dr Dre, Eminem, Lil Jon
Lyrical rhyming on synthetic beats. Mostly
Factory work, living with my fiance. No children.