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- US Chicago, IL Hip Hop


Sounds Like: Common, Talib Kweli, KRS-One

Manager: Optimum Records

Bio: Raised in Bolingbrook a suburb just west of Chicago Profound was one of the many heads making the trip to the Elbo Room in the early nineties when Chicagos hip-hop scene was just starting to develop its muscle. Considered a mcs emcee Profound is arguably the most known underground Emcee out side ... See Full Bio

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“In 1999, Profound was on his way. The winner of MTV's first online rap battle, he was assured of at least a single deal with the then-monster Loud Records. If you're familiar with Chicago's hip-hop scene, you've heard Profound. He recorded intros for Trey the Choklit Jok and the Hot Boys on Power 92.3 FM. He's been a regular on Mike Love re-mixes, adding a few bars to songs like Jermaine Dupri's "Welcome to the ATL" and Clipse's "Grind," adding local flavor.”
— BY DAVID JAKUBIAK, Chicago Sun Times
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