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P.O.P (The Professional-Optical-Producer) / Bio

Professional Optical Producer (P.O.P.) was born on March 25,1984 at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and raised in the ruthless Robert Taylor Homes Projects. He later grew up in the Burnside Community of 93rd better known as "FlipSide". As a youth, P.O.P. . survived gun violence in the streets of Chicago and stood strong over big struggles in his life. His family didn't really buy much into his fascination of music, but he found his own way into it. P.O.P. attended Overton Elementary School then transferred to (Perry) Harold Washington Elementary School at the 2nd grade level. He was always the quiet type in school and sometimes silly in class. In grammar school he was a great chess player using his thinking tactics to move to the right places at the right time. He started playing the piano when he was 12 years old, taking his creativity to a completely different level. This musical genius was on a journey to seek truth In life. Remaining low-key attending Harlan High School keeping to his self and always in his own zone. P.O.P. would attend Kennedy-King College & Columbia College where he took up Music, Audio, and Music Business and was selected on the National Deans list at King College for his music craft. Not being able to obtain the funding to take the overseas trip for the award he received for being on the list and going through rough times in his life, in 2005 P.O.P. dropped out of college and created his own world, where he started his own record label with his label mates "The Known Family". The two created, L.B.K Records producing their own tracks. What more can you say about him? He is the struggle of the music world, where nobody ever gave him a chance. P.O.P is highly driven to succeed in the Entertainment/Multi-Media World. He is well recognized by people in his field, for not only his talents but his superb work ethics in the areas of (but not limited to) network marketing, promotion, writing music, public relations, video editing, social media, event planning (including celebrities). He has extraordinary ideas that people have yet to capture. He also has developed a blog called, "The Official Chicago Biz" that took the idea of Chicago, into a more deeper view. "The Official Chicago Biz" has an outstanding presence to its viewers. His blog has created a list of the talent that exists in Chicago calling it, "The Official Chicago Top 100", which enlists a variety of great songs from different artists in the Mid-West that are untapped. People always tell him he has a lot of potential and raps cool rhymes. P.O.P. has been influenced by artists such as Michael Jackson, Bone Thugs-N- Harmony, Alicia Keys, 2pac, Kanye West, Nas, Jay-Z, and Aaliyah.

General Info

Band Members
MTV Genius
Artist Name
P.O.P (The Professional-Optical-Producer)
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/MTVGenius
Active Since
03/93
Genres
Hip Hop / Other / Soul

Contact Info

Location
Chicago, IL

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