Wheelbrain was born Donald Wilson on January 14, 1985, in CLARENDON, Jamaica. He grew up in a poor neighborhood called May Pen Market. As a child, he went by the name of "WHEELY", which have been stuck with him to this day, until he then changed it to "WHEELBRAIN". MERCILESS, whom Wheelbrain admired as a child, due to the rough gravelly vocals that Wheelbrain emulated and ultimately made his own. Wheelbrain's mother was a HIGGLER, while his father worked as a FARMER. He was one of the youngest of ten children.