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SCION AKA Piff Pacino formerly known
as DaPantyRaider started recording music
Independently in the late 90s under the Alias
“Infamous Q” performing at local
House Parties as a Hype man for a Local DJ
named DJ Hot Rob.Scion started out, writing
songs to B side instrumentals putting out local
mix tapes in record stores and Mom and Pop spots.
By 2000, Scion began to learn about engineering
and mixing down his own vocals

By 2004 Scion began to take his music
more seriously and started, seeking out
different producers and vocalist to help,
create his own original music. By creating
a Local Buzz for himself, Scion was able to
link up with a Radio DJ by the name of Special Gee,
who was a long time friend of Dirty Red,
who had taken Scion under his wing and taught,
Scion about the business side of the Music Industry,
Music production, Recording and Engineering.
Dirty Red later introduced Scion to Special Gee
who later embedded in Scion the importance of
remaining an Independent artist, owning your
own masters, copyrights and making music that was
universal. Special Gee began to have Scion study,
Major artist in the industry, looking at their performances
and incorporating what he saw, in his process of coming
up with his own show routines

By 2006, Scion had released 3 full length
street released albums. 2004 The Epitome,
2005 Poisoned Jewels, 2006 All I Am,
which featured “I can’t make you love me”
the song went in rotation on 3 gospel
radio stations. As the single began to get
more air play, Scion found himself at a
crossroads in life, and began to focus more
on the Ministry than his music. Scion took a
break from music and began writing plays and
eventually went on to became a licensed Minister
on July 12th, 2007

On Dec 24th 2009, Scion’s life, took a turn for the worst,
when his cousin got in to a altercation at a night club,
that ended up in Scions little cousin Wallace Bass
getting sentenced to 23 years for First degree murder.
Scion slipped into a deep depression and locked himself
in the studio for 45 straight days, of recording sessions,
and heavy smoking and drinking. This project was released
under Big Game Productions. and was Entitled
“The Making Of A Slave” featuring Lava Izzo,
Mic Christmas, Meka T now known as Leshae Taylor,
Blackstorm Da Boss, Bubsy Millions and and singer
song writer Cardye Smooth. Scion’s first
Major performance was at Lamont LP Pettiway’s
Best Of Both Worlds Fashion show
at the Garner Historical Auditorium

Nominated in 2009 and 2010 for Lyricist of the year
at The North Carolina Underground Music Awards
Scion began to perform up and down the east coast
doing shows with Raplord.com Global.A Independent
artist promotional company. Raplord.com Global
helped Scion get the exposure he needed to get his
name out to other cities, but beside just getting exposure,
Scion began to collaborate with other independent artist
like The Street Soul Queen, Young Free, G Ruger,
Anaya Daffe, Bang Bang Tang, So Free Wisdom,
The Savage, New View, Nu Souf, Bonez, Rah 1,
Ladii Pink Bubsy Millions, Young Nitres and Flowz Infinite.

In 2009 Scion dropped the Highly Anticipated
Panty Raider mix tape and eventually came together with
Rah 1, Bonez, Flowz Infinite and Emory to form CMG
(Collective Music Group LLc) Team Collective aka
Team Shutdown.They were Nominated for Best Group 2011
North Carolina Underground Music awards (NCUMA)
and Best new group 2011 Carolina Music Awards (CMAS)

By 2012 Scion had continued recording more and had over 50
unreleased songs and began doing shows with Team Collective
and performing Solo. By Mid 2012 Scion met Delph Valentine
CEO of City Live Records and began Hosting local events
then putting together his own showcases at City Live studios.
On January 2013 Scion started PiffyLife Ent LLC and began
going by the Alias Piff Pacino . Trying to balance running
a company and being in a group began to become a conflict
which eventually began to effect the group, causing Scion to
step away from Team Collective in June 2013, who later went
on to win 2013 Best Group of the Year (Carolina Music Awards).
Since stepping away from the group Scion decided to take a break
from the music to focus on his future, and went back to school,
where he currently attends Miller Motte College to become a
Licensed Cosmetologist

Scion is set to release His Latest Project “Relatively Speaking”
in which he addresses the issues, accusations, false claims,
the group's break up, and things he has gone through and
endured over the last year. The Project is currently being Mixed
down and is set to be Released late 2013/ early 2014
so he can finish up his last 7 months of School.

On Relatively Speaking Scion has recorded 30 songs
for the project and will narrow it down to 18 songs
the project Features artist April Everyday, Kali Bliss,
Leah Lee, Lyrical Angel, Bless, Mr. Chenier, Trillz Capenichi,
and his young Protege Ku$h Marley

In 2014 Scion Plans to release Relatively Speaking.
The Return of DaPantyRaider Mixtape,and his first
full length Album entitled “The Prodigal Son”
set to be Released on PiffyLife Ent LLC.
Besides music, Scion has been working on 3 stage plays,
and focusing on writing a novel on a portion of his life,
Entitled the Panty Raider Confessions. Scion has also
begun working with the Youth, sharing his story to try
and keep the youth off the streets. His Mission is to keep
them from making the same mistakes he made back then.
Under PiffyLife Entertainment LLC Scion has started a
nonprofit organization called Prodigal Sons Ministry
Dedicated in keeping. Inner city kids off the streets,

General Info

Band Members
Scion DaPantyRaider
Artist Name
Home Page
Active Since
Hip Hop / rap / rnb

Contact Info

Raleigh, NC

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