Born to a single mother on the south side of Chicago in 1980, he started traveling early as his mother toured with the band she fronted. Puerto Rico, Alaska, Texas and Los Angeles, before finally putting down roots in California's San Francisco Bay Area. As a teenager in the Bay Area, he fell into the hip hop scene, carving out a spot for himself among the local talent as an MC, but also as a sought-after music producer. Soon, he found himself being called upon to make tracks for other artists from across the United States.
Since gravitating back toward his roots playing piano and a variety of percussive instruments in high school Symphonic Band, his discography has experienced a proliferation of albums. His offerings became more atmospheric and less bass-driven. , he grew a cult following who appreciate his often brooding melodies and share his love of sci-fi and gaming.