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Miami native, "Lostman" is an all-around music extraordinaire. Lostman, meaning "lost in the music," possesses the talents of an artist, songwriter and music producer. Being born and raised in Miami, FL., as a child he'd often attend FAMU Classics. He openly notes this experience as his initial inspiration to pursue music. "I never watched football, only the band. I loved the drums and wanted to play the percussions." He expressed as he reflected back on his love for music as a child. From there, he fulfilled that desire throughout his youth, playing the drums throughout grade school; being either the assistant leader or section leader of the percussions. It wasn’t until he witnessed lyricist Mos Def rapping on The Lyricist Lounge Show that Lostman realized how much further he could pursue his love of music. To date, he acknowledges this show as the show that changed his life. From that point, Lostman began to better perfect his craft. He began songwriting and later producing his own tracks. Now, he is known as one of the most gifted up and coming acts of our time. It is his passion that sets him apart from others; but his gift of losing himself in music that ultimately separates him. When questioned about his songwriting techniques he quotes, "I let the music speak to me. I listen to the tracks emotion." Given this, Lostman is capable of producing and writing music of all genres. Although, Lostman has proven to be diverse in various genres of music, his first love will forever be Hip-Hop. When questioned about the current stated of Hip- Hop, he responded stating, "Hip-Hop isnt Hip-Hop. There's no feeling. Club/radio music is taking over." With this stated, it is Lostman's desire to bring lyrical content back to Hip-Hop to inspire the youth of this generation the way Mos Def has inspired him. He believes this is the ultimately reward as an artist. "Nothing else suites," he stated as he compared this reward to a pro ball player winning a championship game. With a humbled spirit and indescribable talent, Lostman is surely on his way to success. Whether he's creating his own music as an artist, songwriting for various other artists or producing remarkable tracks; One thing is for certain-- No one can deny his gift. He prides himself and work with the quote, "Only the Best!" He elaborates stating, "If I'm creating something, only the best am I putting into it." Surely with this mentality, Lostman is destined to become one of the best. He cites his heart on becoming an award winning music mogul in the near future. Many are called, but few are chosen-- and in Lostman's case, music has chosen him!


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