Big Penny was born Maurice Penny on January 30, 1989, in Pittsburgh's "Hill District". Big Penny always had an ear for music, but found his talent for rap after being noticed as an exceptional writer at a young age. He didn't start taking his craft seriously until his later years at Brashear High School. He has dropped a few mixtapes with his group (G.T.A.) but is now ready to take his talents to a higher level. Big Penny is now a solo artist...stay tuned for major moves from Big Penny!