Hailing from malevolent Watts, California, the passionate rhymes created by Six Reasons are a direct reflection of the struggles he faced growing up. His life experiences are expressed in his music and his guest starring roles on both the big and small screen. Whether he is acting or receiving endorsements from multi-platinum artists, Six Reasons has positioned himself as a top up and coming rapper by converting his struggles into a true art form.
Growing up, Six Reasons epitomized the phrase: “Through real suffering comes real art.” With no father around and a crack addicted mother, Six Reasons provided for himself by any means necessary. He slept on bus benches, robbed fast food joints, stole cars and sold drugs to survive. Baptism by fire either makes you or breaks you— it made Six Reasons. His name stems from the six reasons that motivate mankind: money, power, respect, fame, fear and love.
Six Reasons rap career began as a major player in Watts’ Snowman Cliq. From there, he gained major notoriety in the hood and collected a number of endorsements from heavy hitters including 50 Cent, G-Unit, Floyd Mayweather and Busta Rhymes. Six Reasons gained major buzz when his first single, “Tat2’d Up” became a radio hit and was one of KIIS-FM’s Top 102 songs of 2009. From there, Six Reasons went on to release a series of music videos and teamed up with renowned international DJ and entertainment personality, DJ Skee, to release two mixtapes: Endangered Species and Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200.
Outside of his career in music, Six Reasons also found success in the acting world. He has had numerous guest starring roles in TV/Film including “Gridiron Gang,” “The Shield” and “Gang Tapes,” just to name a few. The rapper/actor is currently in talks with networks for a reality show about his life/music, blending his love of television production and music.
With his undeniable charisma, passion-filled music and proven success in TV/Film, Six Reasons has confirmed his burgeoning star power. Not since Tupac Shakur has there been such a magnetizing artist and personality. Using his life struggles as fuel to propel his career, Six Reasons has already accomplished more than most artists dream of, yet his career has only just begun.