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Genres You Will Love
Hip-Hop/Rap: Horrorcore Hip-Hop/Rap: Hardcore Rap Hip-Hop/Rap: Trip Hop Moods: Solo Male Artist Moods: Featuring Guitar

By Location
United States - Indiana

Links
Massakre's Reverb Nation Page Sell your music everywhere

Massakre

Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana.. Bi-racial, black and white.. Also a Gemini.. So Im sort of obssessed, if you will, with duality..the thought of having "two" of me.. borderline split personalities if you will. You hear a lot of this in my music. There are diff styles that fit diff moods and diff production. I wasn't a HUGE fan of hip hop growing up. I enjoyed Technotronic and the euro dance pop of the 80's actually, initially. I was more of a fan of PM Dawn or things of that nature. I liked some pop hip hop or things I seen on MTV/BET but it wouldnt.. no it COULDNT go beyond that because my religion Jehovah's Witness, frowned upon metal/rap music. So it wasn't until 92, 93 range I believe where I started favoring melodic hip hop a lot. I remember being on a field trip, 4th grade '93 and a buddy of mine snuck his walkman with us and I heard Domino's "Ghetto Jam".. It was the best thing I ever heard in my life! I fell in love with that but 6th grade, middle school, would pretty much change my entire life when I stumbled upon Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, amongst a few other groups. I also started playing drums in band so I was really into rhythm at this point and the way that Twista or Bone would ride these midwest beats really inspired me to give it a shot. I came up with the rap name "Massakre" sometime in 6th or 7th grade when my father allowed me to stay up late one night and watch a documentary on Mafias. Of course the theme of this episode was "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre" so I rolled with that because of how I feel I "kill" the mic or these beats. I flipped the "c" in "massacre" to a "k" because my name represented a musical, lyrical sense... not a literal sense. My music spans over 11 years. I recorded my first "official" song in November of 2001. Since then I was a fan of collabs here and there or partial songs.. It wasn't until 2005 when I met up with DJ Epitaph, and almost simutaneously the Hometown Hooligans, that I actually began taking music more seriously. It was always a hobby, a passion.. something to vent to, something to keep me off the streets or out of trouble. At this point, I began work on a full-length LP that would eventually be released in summer of 2007. It did decent here locally in Ft. Wayne. There were a couple of local newspaper articles done about it. After that the music began rolling and rolling.. mixtapes, group albums, partner albums, etc. would get released.

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