Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in the South Side projects, Moé Tre turned to music as an escape from the life his peers chose, that of gangs and drugs. In '96, Moé Tre moved to Cincinnati, started rapping and quickly became the Tri-State's most favored MC. After winning the nationally known Black Family Reunion Talent Show four years in a row, Tre started doing shows throughout the US and has shared the stage with acts such as Twista, Bone Crusher, the Youngbloodz, and many more. Moé Tre has been featured in BET's 'Freestyle Friday' competition where he was the champion from December 2003 through January 2004. He returned to Cincinnati to focus on his studio recording. His release '6 Mics' enjoyed local success and the singles 'Hunh Who What?!' and 'Kick Rockz' gained moderate club and radio play. Moe soon became the voice of the Bengal's' 2004 theme song, 'We are the Bengals' and appeared on their website and jumbotron. He got much attention from news outlets, sports radio, and fans at the weekly tailgate parties and became a cult classic. This also got the attention of the national sports media and led to the local FOX affiliate commissioning a song for the annual University of Cincinnati/Xavier University basketball cross-town shootout. The song was played on ESPN during the national broadcast of the game. His last release, 'No Spins', described the local situation with urban radio support but also shows determination to work harder and not be the mascot of anyone just to further his career. The CD was written about in various local magazines, XXL, and The Source. This coverage got the attention of Roc-A-Fella Records' Philadelphia camp and gave birth to the idea of uniting the two cities by celebrating their similarities in song. The single, 'Hood Thang', does just that- describes the focus of Moe and Young Chris to get out of the 'hood but not lose that part of the 'hood in them. This single is just the first salvo leading to new solo projects from both in '06. We hope DJ's and radio will help support our movement this year.