'The Serious Project' is Existance of Western Medicine's first full length solo album. Independently released in 2002 the album provides a glimpse into the world of a young emcee and producer who at the time the album was written and recorded was just 20 years old. Although this artist has grown and developed immensely as both an emcee and producer since the time of it's release 'The Serious Project' is the perfect place to start your journey as a fan of his music. Bio: Emcee/Producer Existance has been rapping and making hip hop music for well over a decade. As an emcee he can put it down with skill off the top of the head, on paper, in the booth and on stage. He approaches music with the idea of constant progression and evolution. X was Born and raised in Manzanita, Oregon, a small coastal village just over the hill and off the grid from where he currently dwells. Now Representing in the Thorn City, otherwise known as Portland, Oregon Existance and his long time crew 'Western Medicine' are looking to take the underground hip hop community by storm. Existance and his fellow crew members io 'aka Jeff James' and Kwyet One have performed at many different venues across the Pacific Northwest, sharing the stage with the likes of 2mex, Life Rexall, Existereo, Labtekwon, Drunken Immortals, Pickster One, Smoke of Oldominion, Saints of Everyday Failures, DJ Void, Fogatron and Drew Slum to name a few. Although there have been many turns, shifts, fools falling off, and transitions on their road through the madness, they have emerged as Western Medicine. This crew/family is on the grind and always focusing on expanding their: art, minds, bodies, vocabularies, diaphrams, wallets, and of course their inner and outer universes.