Laiv3 (pronounced Live)was born and raised in Richmond California. He has been performing professionally since 1993. Laiv3 began with a group he helped form called Societiez Creation. With little success he moved to Seattle, Washington where he released a single with a local group. While in the Washington Area he performed in many clubs, college campuses and local venues. Minor radio airplay in Oregon as well as in Seattle allowed Laiv3 to return to Oakland, California with more experience and knowledge of the business to continue as a solo artist. Hip Hop has transcended from music to culture; Laiv3 was raised by this culture. 'When mai life was in recession and depression, Gods gift to me was Hip Hop for expression.' Laiv3 brings the essence of the orgin back to the culture, where many of today's artists seem to have lost the meaning of the art. Laiv3 brings skills from California to the world. Laiv3 has performed in numerous cities in California, New York, Canada and Washington to name a few. No crowd is too big or too small for Laiv3 to represent. Laiv3 possesses the presence of a star. He COMMANDS and DEMANDS attention through the use of his powerful melodic voice. Lyrically unmatched there is no topic he can't handle. Diverse as the world is round, Laiv3 represents the hypocrisy in us all, via Amp wattage + Frequency = Music.