El Prez 2013 Brownies & Lemonade stage

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El Prez- Born in the ’80s in Los Angeles, California, El Prez has experienced everything from the devastating LA Riots, to growing up with mixed heritage in South Central LA. An ardent fan of Rap music from an early age, El Prez credits artists such as The Pharcyde and A Tribe called Quest for his interest in the field which led him to pursue a career as a Rap artist by the time he graduated high school and released his first mixtape his freshman year of college. .. As part of the resurgent hip hop scene bubbling in LA recently, El Prez describes his style as, ‘part Pharcyde, and part Chuck D, with a dose of 91’ Ice Cube thrown in. Basically I’m Hip Hop from 88’ to 93’ being found in a time capsule by people in the year 3000.’