The 23 year old Rashon Butler aka LKeys an up and coming hip-hop phenomenon hopes to position himself among a short list of up and coming rap superstars by offering a more hardcore vision of what it means to be young in a hip-hop culture dominated by OGs, it can be understood why Rashon chose to pass on the "Lil" title. Having grown up in a family which chose hip-hop music as its means of artistic expression, this artist was writing and composing lyrics at the age of twelve and holds rap prophets Notorious Big and Tupac Shakur as his largest influences. Rashon aka LKeys has opened up for such acts as Trey Songz, GS Boys, Fabulous, Twista, Yukmouth, The Joker, Young Berg, Big Daddy Kane and more. Rashon aka LKeys does not only perform as rapper, he also promotes, writes, sings and acts. Among the various projects he has to date are: Street Chronicles Mixtapes parts I and II, Slapperhouse Mixtape, Soundclick Mixtape and Street Famous to be released soon. While acquiring the talent of a performer and sharpening his creativity by writing his own lyrics Rashon's focus is clear and set. Rashon is quick to point out that he loves to learn new things and tries to incorporate his new knowledge into his everyday life. " I try to learn at least one thing from everyone I meet as I continue to grow in this business and meet different people whether it's a fellow rapper, artists, performers or just your average person my wealth of knowledge continues to grow, the more people I meet the more I learn". Rashon will stop at nothing less than stardom and hopes to become a key part of a culture that represents the harsh realities of life. As he continues to grow in this industry and incorporate his life experiences to his music he is determined to reach people all over the world. From the world market, to the European as well as the Asian market he hopes to have the opportunity to tour and perform for as many audiences as possible. His goal is to represent hip-hop as an art form that everyone can understand. Rashon Butler aka L Keys is definitely an artist to keep your eyes on.