datboi HOP is a rapper from South Central Los Angeles by way of SF Valley, California. He has built a reputation on his wit and sharp creativity in music. In the past, HOP has previously worked with some multi-platinum producers of West Coast Hip Hop tha futuristicz and sir jinx that has produced Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Xzhibit, Kurupt, NWA, Yo-Yo, Kool G Rap. HOP’s currently working hard getting projects done and finishing his forth coming album titled “VALIFORNIA”. HE assures will definitely wake them up. Now in the studio with Edi from the Outlawz, and topic masters. “Stay working , he says , your time will come” . Stay tune....
HOP grew up with his older brother Terrell in Los Angeles. He comes from a large family that has a big musical background. His family was close friends with musical influences such as, Ike and Tina Turner, as well as Roger Trautman. He was always surrounded by music, he states , my brother was the rapper , I got it all from him, so to make the transition was second nature. He came into his love for Hip Hop at a ripe age when he first learned the likes of the great ones such as, NWA, Ice-T, Run DMC,kurupt, Nas etc. It was all the influence he needed to motivate him to learn the art of being a Hip Hop artist!
HOP’s soulful lyrics are genuine, and his visual paintings are real. HOP emphasizes, “They’re real, because I lived it,” As a true MC of Hip Hop, he can’t sit aside and watch the game go backwards. So when you see the name “HOP”, know it means MOVEMENT.