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Band Hip Hop Spoken Word


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The best kept secret in music


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H.A.N. The playinggrounds 1994 EP



1965 in Metcalfe, Mississippi, birth from out the cotton feilds, growing up to seeing cotton fields, took in by Great grand partents,where I begin my development for music and acting. With only 1 radio station ( counrty ) who turn the station, Petie and Dicky, don't touch my radio! Until 4 , I was exposed to Blues to Soul music, " O.Redding, S.Cook, and uncle and Grandfather played in bands, in the Juke Joints in Mississippi, stories. then moved to Florida, where I got shot, and had to learn to use my right arm, seems like yesterday, then Chicago, exposed to SoulTrain, Al Green blew my mind, 4 Tops, The Spinners, Sammy Davis jr., Flip Wilson Show, Richard Pryor, The O'Jays and Bruce Lee, Jim Kelly, Kung Fu grabbed me. Then moved to Flint, Michigan, my home, from Manley to Strewart Elementary played instruments, school shows, around the 7th grade, Curtis Blow, and the SugarHill Gang, all the music from MJ to Rock Bands, this club that I use to work at " The Piece of the Rock on N. Saginaw, I was introdued to Artists, The Time, Bernard Wright, Little Milton, Johnny Taylor, Hunt's Determination Band, and many others. poppin turn into Breaking, Then the pause mix with Rock it, 19 Paul hardcastle, when I got turntables( much respect Kennth Box, Pappa Breed, Walter Jones) I never stopped after that, made mixtape while I served, W. Germany and Ft.Sill. Returning " Home" from Desert Strorm in September 1991, with war metals, I still couldn't get in school(VA). struggled like so many Flint groups in 1992. 1992 started a group H.A.N. ( Hustlin Azz Niggaz ) like so many in the game then ( MC Breed, Dayton Family, Stacked Deck, Top Authority, Final Chapter, B.O.S. and many more,that still in the game...FlintStones ) Concert promoter for 2PAC/THUGLIFE, got schooled by one of the best, R.I.P. my little brother Tupac Shakur.....Forever Flint ThugLife. I produce music, Artist, Actor, Freelance writer, War Veteran, Graph Artist, Kung Fu Master( Sifu )


some events

1986-87 won All Armed Forces Talent Show, toured 2 weeks

1992 2PAC/Thuglife concert and performed

1992 group H.A.N. formed

1993 MC 8IHT - performed H.A.N.

1994 3 weeks in California, seeking record deal, Hip-hop explosion in San Francisco

1995 Tribe called Quest - H.A.N. performed

1996 H.A.N. Album

1997 Filnt Rock band- Intrigue/ solo project

2000 Screenplay/ auditions Movie: Dark
Hunter- got the role for a main character Oni- play a bodyguard for the villian Raven.