Recognizing his phenomenal rapping and songwriting ability as an early teenager, Comprehend, an independent hip hop artist born on the Westside of Chicago, would eventually take his astronomical gift to the next level while making a universal name for himself. Starting off as a solo artist, he would combine forces with some of his friends and later family members recording and releasing numerous projects that gained a tremendous buzz in the music industry.
Looking for opportunities and having many believe in his gift, the upcoming artist would later send his solo song to the popular radio station 107.5 WGCI for a showcase contest that he heard over the air waves. He would later gain much media exposure on radio and newspapers. From there on, he knew that he had what it takes to compete in a competitive industry, as he would later grace the stage with many upcoming artist that eventually made a name for themselves. Gaining inspiration from being on a major platform, Comprehend became very adamant about his craft as he looked to escape from poverty while living in one of the poorest communities in the world, Pembroke, Illinois.
Soon after, Comprehend would begin to work with the world renowned DJ Fast Eddie Smith, the creator of the genre Hip House and collaborate with numerous artist in the Chicago area, showcasing his talent on a bigger platform to display his versatile rhyme style and unique deliverance. Having a diverse audience connect with his in-depth social conscious and real life experiences, he would take the spotlight to excite his prowess lyrics, resonating with his fan base, while expressing his true inner feelings, pouring out his sole with his cultivated and thought proven words. Nonetheless, impressing and always exciting his fans with his chaotic and humorous rhyme style is what he loves to do.
As a well-rounded artist, Comprehend has always had a burning desire to give back to the youth and the community every since listening to artist such as Ice Cube, Slick Rick, and groups such as Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, and Gangstarr. He always pays homage and respect to his loved ones. “I always give credit to my brothers who believed in me and always kept me up on every new single or album that came out when I was a child. I was always a big fan of Gangstarr every since I heard there first album that my brother encouraged me to listen to. Having the opportunity to speak with Guru was one of the greatest moments in my life as he told me that I would be the one to keep hip hop alive.”
In the past Comprehend has released projects that includes the singles “Working On A Record Deal”, “Take It Easy”, “Throw Ya Handzup”, “Self Made”, “Smoked Out” and full Length albums which include Working On A Record Deal and T.E.W.C.K., just to name several. He anticipates releasing the new single “Bounce” and “Hold On” with the Chicago popular disk-jockey, DJ Slugo.
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