Where and when it all began- Opening for Chamillionaire
Upon arriving to Montreal, Canada I began grade 8 in a French immersion school and my peers where from all corners of the world. I shared classes with kids from Pakistan, Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Russia and many other countries. During lunch breaks we would have dance off's and sometimes rapping or singing competitions. The price was applause and admiration. Serious about being the best singer I could be, I entered the talent competition in Grade 9 and sang "Un-break my heart by Toni Braxton". Although I didn't do so well, I proved to myself that I can face my fears head on.
Fast forward a couple of years later we had moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where I met a girl who gave me a 6 minute slot in her set to open for-then superstar Chamillionaire who's record "Riddin' Dirty" was the hype.