Pro’Verb is a music anomaly. In the world of hip-hop, it is rare to find an emcee that excels in the battle rap circuit, but can also create songs that gets everyone from the college girl to the blue collar worker to relate and vibe with. That in itself makes Pro’Verb a different breed of emcee.
Having derived his name from the Biblical book of Proverbs, wisdom has always been something the Charlottesville, VA born and Prince George’s County, MD raised lyricist has valued. His entrance into the music world came about because he was the victim of bullying as a kid. “I used to get bullied by a kid in middle school. He would crack jokes on me all the time, so I learned how to rap battle. I became really cool because of it, and was revered as the ‘rapper guy’ in my class. I really wanted to start making actual songs when i heard Mos Def’s ‘Ms. Fat Booty’. It was an incredible story. It felt like it was just a regular real life story. I liked the realism of it. I would have to say he’s probably one of the sole reasons i wanted to pursue this as a career.” More Here