ILLnique's unique lyrical content and subject matter is known to put his audience underneath a spell when he demonstrates the art of emceeing. Not only does he focus on his craft of lyricism, he is also a multi- genre music producer as well. What is really compelling about ILLnique is he remains self-taught, and is always expanding his knowledge and horizons through experimentation and practice. He plays music by ear, listening to the subtle nuances of rhythm and melody using his own understanding and perception to create new innovative music. In February 2012 he released his debut album the Divine Retribution EP. Since the release of his debut album he has been featured in media outlets such as the Source Magazine, Mr. Dreamz Magazine and Skopemagazine.com . He has performed live at well known music venues such as Warehouse Live , the Jet Lounge and Steroe Live in Houston and his music has been added to rotation on radio stations around the world.