Chris Focus 2013 Brownies & Lemonade stage

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Born and raised in the land of opportunity known as Los Angeles, ground-breaking artist Chris Focus has been exposed to an array of different cultures and musical influences since he learned to speak. Intrigued by the sights and sounds of the world around him, but trapped by condition and circumstance; he begin to use music as his escape. Too old for child’s play, but too young to venture out on his own, Chris spent hours in his room listening to his favorite songs then adding his personal twist to them. Freestyling in place of other artists over their tracks, he discovered an undying passion to rap. From talent shows to rap battles to birthday parties, Chris aimed to impress audiences at every given moment he could. Highly educated and extremely talented, fused with an unsatisfying hunger and a knack for life’s finer things, Chris Focus is a living testament of the phrase, “Young, Gifted, and Black”. Through refreshing analogies and thought provoking metaphors, Chris possesses a lyrical wit and a unique voice that captivates his audience as he navigates them through an audio experience. The sum of those qualities, with a charismatic presence that even your mom couldn’t resist, ensures that this Leimert Park resident has all the makings to become a permanent force in the music universe.