When his destiny took an unexpected turn after a 6 year prison sentence for an attempted murder charge, what started as a child as a casual interest in music soon grew into a dedication to what Castro calls what ultimately saved his life. Growing up on the south east side of Chicago, Castro had many early influences in music, specifically Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z and the Harlem based rap group, Dipset, but it wasn’t until he experienced several stints in prison beginning in 2007 that he began to attempt to follow in the footsteps of his idols and focus on going down a path that would be conducive to his goal of one day becoming a mogul in his own right.

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