A.k.a MISTA SNIPER (ASCAP)
(Rapper, Producer, Songwriter)
Born in Long Beach, CA. in 1980 He was destined to become involved in the music industry. Mista Sniper developed a versatile rap style based on hard work and his personal experiences in life. His protégés and entourages referred to him as "Sniper" because he was described on the block and at school as someone that spits out lyrics like bullets from a sniper's rifle." Because when he spit at you he'll get you all the time. He is also a good producer; Mista Sniper has produced alot o of tracks, which is very impressive. He has endured many things in his 24 years of life and lived to speak about it. His influences musically vary from the likeness of Marvin Gaye, Snoop Dogg, Heavy D, Hammer, WC and the mad Circle, Prince, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Curtis Mayfield, Donny Hathaway, Ice Cube, Jay-Z, Biggie, Tupac, and Nas plus many more that has shaped the industry. He has also been mentored and advised by such names as Harry Belafonte, Chuckii Booker, Chill of cmw, Tray Dee, Warren Campbell, Rodney Jerkins, and Lionel Ritchie.
Mista Sniper has a lot to offer to the industry from his musical beat making Genius to the storytelling lyrics of the average African American male growing up with nothing but depressing moments and just the average everyday things happening around him.
He has also help author a book. In return, he have been given the opportunity to; travel the world and have been nominated The Poet Society 2003 and 2005 “Poet of The Year".
He also has been in the local news and newspapers from California to Buffalo, New York. He also travels speaking to kids in public schools, and detention centers around the world and he definitely reflects that in his music. He is a born leader plus, a great lyricist. This man was destined to be a star.
The Great Harry Belafonte said it best that “He is bound to be something in this Music industry”.
Mista Sniper (Rapper, Producer,Songwriter)