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Producer/Recording Artist/Graphic Designer/Engineer
Straight from The Dirty.... Not The south But Jersey, We present to you "A-FS 201-973", A-FS is no stranger to the struggles & hustles of the gutta, raised in Jersey City, N.J. As a teenager he spent alot of his time on Martin Luther King, Jr. drive a.k.a. Jackson Ave. in the greenville section. As he calls it, he was learning for all the hard lessons that would come up in his life in the future, such as ending up homeless during a cold winter for 7 months. When A-FS is asked how does it feel to go from down to lower he says "Struggle means strength! Just when you think life can't get no harder, you will be prepared for when it does get harder!"
When asked about hip-hop, he's quick to take you back to the time when rap was still in it's early b-boy stages, & being surrounded with rap music "since sperm", only made his love for it unconditional. With songs like "Celebrate The Hood", "Hip Hop Ain't Dead" & "We gon make it" from His First Self Produced Album "This Must Be A Bootlegg" , He gives you something that would be reminiscent of the 90's era, while Keeping you moving with joints like "The headbanga", "In These Streets" to the most recent track "Sparklers On The Bottle". A-FS has broke barriers with a track called "Get It Right", From his 6th Independently released album "The SlumLord Project" Landing in the number one spot for 4 weeks straight on the "Underground Countdown" Heard on the "In Tha Cypher Radio show" Aired on Kiss 95.7fm in Hartford, CT In 2010.
A-FS has been rapping for over 20 years, independently releasing 13 Projects funded "Outta Pocket" available through all major online music stores such as ITunes, Rhapsody, and CD Baby and A-FS's Official Website. A-FS has also worked with some of hip hop's finest including The Legendary Percee P & Jersey Natives Serius Jones & Pace Won and has Performed along side with such acts as: Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Onyx, Father M.C., Mellow Man Ace & Kid Cazal, Brother J Of X Clan, CheifRocka Busy Bee & Coke La Rock, Money B Of Digital Underground, O.C. Of D.I.T.C., Keith Murray, and More. A-FS remains busy working and has taken on the tasks of engineering (Mixing and Arranging), Production, graphic design as well as hosting and producing his own t.v. and radio show in the past on local community stations seen & heard in southern California and plans to keep it moving, "The Grind Don't Stop You Got To Grind Hard To Shine Hard" and signed or unsigned, A-FS 201-973 holds weight in Hip Hop! And Time Reveals All!