Born June 18, 1991 in St. Louis, Missouri . Paul, graduated in 2009 from high school in Kansas and went on to the University of Kansas. He started in music by playing trumpet in elementary through high school. He always had a love for music especially instrumentals and the beats that have brought about some of todays best Hip Hop songs.
Friends first heard his flow in high school and everybody
pushed him to ‘do something with this gift’. It didn’t take a lot of pushing because by sophomore year in high, school he had a goal to be recognized as one of the game’s best ever! So, he began doing parties and local sets in his city. Each one growing his fan base more and more.
He drew early inspiration in the Hip Hop game from artist like Wayne, Snoop, Doctor Dre, 2Pac, Biggy, Jay-Z and others. Paul states that the first thing that he admired about Hip Hop and those who perfected its sound was that “the ones who have made it to the top in this industry had respect for the game and a sense of ‘ownership’ for progression of the genre’”. His sound and style is being compared to artist like Drake, Wiz Khalifa, and Wale.
Nicknamed at birth as ‘POB’ by his parents- because of his initials, no one could have known exactly how import these three letters would become. So in 2012, the world is being introduced to the talents and sounds of “POB” a.k.a ‘Picasso Of the Beats’. All will come to understand how fitting this name is with his unique style of punch lines and word play he paints a lyrical picture that will inspire the imagination, while creating a masterpiece that fans will continue to marvel at for years to come.
“P.O.B” is quoted saying if the sky is the limit then you now I’m shooting for the stars. He has the sound, the look,the vibe, and the drive for success that the industry has been waiting for to move it to the next level. With hard work, dedication and love of Hip Hop – Picasso Of the Beats will gain friends, fans, and followers, with mind-blowing lyrics that will elevate the game!