Craig James a.k.a mr c 2 DA jay a.k.a Moses Luya. grew up in Lagos Nigeria, Craig james doesn’t see himself as an artiste but rather, a music enthusiast. His style of music is very unique as he is a rapper, song writer and produces great music. His debut album basically is an experiment because he explores many sides to music on this album. He grew up listening to different genres of music and was greatly inspired by Dr Dre KRS1,LL Cool J,Notorious B.I.G,Tu PAC and Nas, Craig Mack's Get down which he identifies as a defining moment in his music career. At a very early age, while in secondary school, he and other young talented lads always freestyle, beat box and battle in his neighborhood'''somolu, yaba ,Lagos'' where he grew up. he was a part of several groups namely the generation boys and the taijiquan. Craig James represents the truth and would stop at almost nothing to reflect this in his music. Craig James represents sho-city Lagos and the hustles associated with growing up on the streets of Lagos; an experience that has been a very huge influence on his music and life as a whole.