“The experiences you go through in life are what helps you to make good music.”– Whippaaka7_Up Born in Inglewood, California, Whippaaka7_up is a recording artist and the CEO of Hard Head Entertainment. As a creative artist and the CEO of a growing entertainment company, he combines his inspiration for music and his business acumen into one. Through his productions, he takes the listener through a powerful and dynamic musical journey that celebrates of the resiliency of the human spirit and one’s ability to keep conquering challenges in life to taste victory. In 2009, Whippaaka7_up’s life changed when he experienced a tragic accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. Never one to give up, he did not let any of these obstacles stop him from striving for success. He would go on to graduate with his degree in technology and a specialty for recording, business and real-estate. Thus, each one of Whippaaka7_up’s productions tells a story and provides a rich source of inspiration and strength for every listener to draw upon in both good and bad times. Influenced by the legends including 2pac, The X Clan and Rakim, Whippaaka7_up creates a style of music that is focused on social justice and personal victory. Listen to Whippaaka7_up’s new mixtape “Fresh Out the ICU” which drops July 7 and can be found on most streaming sites and on CD Baby for purchase.