Born 1987 in Jackson, Mississippi, Brandon “FeSo” Smith has spent his life surrounded by music. During his first 2 years of life, he had his experiences with numerous musical genres through his parents and other family members. His father was a DJ during college and would constantly play records from his collection in the house. His mother was an avid gospel and soul listener. At the age of 3, FeSo moved to Aurora, Illinois where he was moved around to a few schools in the area…..
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In 5th grade FeSo joined the school band playing the trombone to further his music knowledge. Taking his love for music and his experiences gained through band into middle school, FeSo began rapping in 7th grade during his time in school athletics. He put together his first rhymes in a cypher with his teammates and has continued every since. During his high school years FeSo performed at a handful of shows and continued to work on his skills by always inserting himself in numerous cyphers and emcee battles. During his time spent at Indiana University FeSo performed in many shows, sharing the stage with such acts as Percee P, C Rayz Walz, One Be Lo, Lyfe Jennings, and Ludacris. FeSo released The Don’t Sleep EP, maniFeso, and Don’t Sleep 2 during the years 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively. Today, FeSo is expanding his catalog by working on 2 simultaneous projects Fight Or Flight and Working Title, which is set to release in August 2011.