MAKEMPAY (GENERAL) BIO
MakemPay is a successful, Connecticut-grown emcee who is focused on lyrical skill, relevant beats, and heavy energy. As a founding member of the well known Connecticut based group ANYTIME VOLCHAZ (A.T.V), he has played shows at venues such as Club Zone in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Hippodrome with Jim Jones, Connecticut University with Mos Def, and Toads Place with The Clispe. His debut album, Fact Of Life, sold 5,000 copies locally. MakemPay has appeared on several mixtapes that his A.T.V group continuously releases in the streets of CT. He has also been on heavyweight DJ mixtapes including DJ Big Premiere, and Kochece to name a couple. He has also released many of his own mixtapes, the latest being "Hurricane Katrina" vol 1, hosted by Big Premiere.
Currently, MakemPay stays hard at work. You can see him on the C.O.D DVD series spitting a hot freestyle. He has recently linked up with French Montana from the popular Cocaine City DVD series. They collaborated on a song entitled "Cocaine Cowboys" that will be on the upcoming 2011 ATV Volcha Mission Vol 1 mixtape release. The emcee is currently at work with actors/rappers Fredro Starr & Sticky Fingaz of the legendary hip-hop super group ONYX under their 100 Mad Niggaz Wit Gunz imprint. ATV just finished a USA tour with the group. The video for the song Black Hoodie Rap by ONYX featuring MakemPay ,that was produced by DJ Cutz, has gotten thousands of views on Youtube and Worldstarrhiphop.com
MakemPay set a goal for the future of his music and has plans to make his name a classic like the greats in Hip Hop history. With vivid tales of the streets he walked and the mentality to keep his music just as fresh, real, and powerful, the question is not "is he going to be that next one?,” but WHEN.
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