Bronx, United States
RaS (X) was born n New York & raised in the B-X, East 188th Street all day, that luvz hip hop, hez been a fan since the 90z as a kid growing up, the artist that really got him wantin' to rap was 2Pac, Nore's "Banned From TV" & Canibus, after hearing 2Pac's All Eyez On Me, he thought, I have 2 try 2 write sum lyricz! He would spend hourz writing rhymez & tryin' 2 imitate various rappers flow & lyricz. Also, RaS (X) makez beatz, & iz a huge fan of that mid '90z-early '00z sound. He tryz 2 get his muzik 2 sound like that era in the best possible way. He iz a workaholic, & spendz as much time possible making beatz & just trying to stay on top of his game. The moniker "RaS (X)" comez from his middle name Rashid, shortened to just RaS & the (X) iz unknown, meaning it could mean anything, such as RaS (X)-Cellent, RaS (X)-Man, RaS (X)-Troadinaire & soo on!
2Pac & The Outlawz, Onyx, Mobb Deep, Memphis Bleek, Canibus, Ras Kass, DMX, Drag-On & Ruff Ryderz, The Lox, Nas, Ja Rule & The Murderers, Shyheim, C-Rayz Walz, Wu Tang Clan, Notorious BIG, Cam'ron, Juelz Santana & Dipset, Infamous Mobb, Nature, CNN, Cormega, LL Cool J, Beanie Sigel, Big L, Big Pun, Fat Joe & Terror Squad, Alchemist, Swizz Beatz, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Havoc, Jay-Z, Infamous Mobb, Non Phixion, OGC, Defari, Jeru The Damaja, KRS-One, Kurupt, Charli Baltimore, Cassidy, 50 Cent, Papoose, Murda Mook, Large Professor, Michael Jackson...u get the point, therez many more, but itz like 90z/early 00z flava!
also, be sure 2 check out the (X)-Clusive interview here: