N.E.F, born Stanford Golston III on Aug. 16, 1984, is a new artist out of Cleveland, Ohio. He starting taking an interest in rapping at the young age of 9 often mimicking Bone Thugs N Harmony, Geto Boys, NWA, and Whodinie along with many Old school artist such as Al Green and Aretha Franklin. At the age of 15 he dropped out of school and was introduce to making beats and given an opportunity to record by his uncles Avery and John. He and other family members formed a group which has changed names a few times. They formally known as Blue Monkey Ent. they found a more fitting name and is know known as Last Ones Left. Currently N.E.F. is representing himself as a solo artist, and is working on 3 different solo projects trying to reach the grand stage. His more humble appearance and demeanor completely contradicts his rough and edgy lyrics. Now at the age of 28, being raised in a single parent home and experiencing what he considers the normal life of an inner city kid with ambition, he tries to find understanding and the words to relay his story.