Born in Orleans, France The I.M.O. is an eclectic artist who has been rapping producing managing for the past 15 years. Raised in a musically inclined family I.M.O. developed an international ear for music at an early age performing at local talent shows in the Philadelphia regions. In 1995 The I.M.O. and First Born form the group “ Emmigrands” and released a European record “2 Philadelphie a Paris” (ISLAND/UNIVERSAL/EMI) with a song featuring Common. From 1998 until 2006 “Emmigrands went under the radar and released a host of independent albums that hit all of Europe America and even Africa.
After the tragic death of his twin brother (First Born) The I.M.O. is back with one goal in mind to release his newest 5 track record “The Five Pillars” set to be released on line with his 2004 solo album remastered “Submission to the game” set to be online on June 21st