Rhymes Against Humanity
Messinian was born on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, and he now lives in Philadelphia. He wrote his first rhyme at 11 years of age, and started getting into cyphers and freestyling at age 12. His early influences include Chuck D, Kool G Rap, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Rakim, Jim Morrison, N.W.A, Otis Redding, BDP, Paris, David Bowie and his mother Helena's piano and soul music. Messinian is into music of all genres and he is currently completing more Hip Hop, Rock, Soul, Drum & Bass, and Experimental projects. Messinian struggled through the adversity of poverty, homelessness, drug addiction, daily fistfights, and other things we won't discuss here. He rose above all this bullshit with the power of his family's Love and Music. Messinian believes that Love and Music are the two greatest gifts that can ever be given. When Messinian isn't traveling the world rapping at underground parties and raves, he is making beats at his recording studio in South Philly. Messinian has performed at countless parties in the United States and internationally, including tours in Japan, South Africa, England, Austria, Macedonia, Serbia, South Korea, Holland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Australia, Costa Rica, Canada, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland, Venezuela, Lithuania, Belgium, Estonia, and many more. Messinian tours year round, and also once a year with DJ's Dieselboy, AK1200, and Dara as the Planet of the Drums crew.