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Born Joshua Anton Williams in 1992 in Columbia South Carolina. His mother Nichole Simmons kind of new her son "Armani OD" was going to pursue music. Many people told him growing up that it is only a dream. With having a single mother working hard to feed her children Armani wanted to show his mother that he can return the favor.So he start doing little talent shows. Listening to more music that appealed to him. At the age of 10 he was a winner of a big contest that change his way towards music.
He won his mother tickets to a show to see a great comedian, by the name of Steve harvey. He then approached by a A&R but his mother felt he was not ready. So now that he knew what he wanted to achieve he got help from one of his closest friends "Reginald Coleman" taught him to write bars, and put emphasis into his verses. Armani OD begin to grow deeper into the music. At the age of 13 and 14 he begin writing songs.
Prior to this is father "Terry Maurice Williams" passed away in april 2008 due to serious illness and run ends with the streets. Thats when Armani OD follow his father foot steps and start hustlin to get money to get studio time. Times were hard for him. at the ages of 14 and 15 he begin to turn for worse. He start to get into trouble and police were getting involve with him at a young age. His step father Reginald Coleman Also taught him many ways to hustle the correct way but then later. If it was not for Reginald coleman giving him the teachings of writing bars Armani od will be less self confident in his music. Then in 2010 reginald coleman passed away. With No one to teach him right from wrong he had to learn it the hard way. So it was for Armani OD to adapted to the things that were happing. So he kept doing wrong till his 16 teenth brith Date. When he turn 16 he had a dream that both father and Step father told him " Remain Strong my son , and do what you know is right" So he went to music!