Born in Guyana, I emigrated to the US in 1985 with my entire family. My grandparents, 3 aunts, and 2 uncles all crammed into a 2-bedroom apartment in the Bronx where I shared a bed with my 22 yr old, single mother. She soon met my Jewish-American step-father and I grew up in various corners of Brooklyn & Queens. I wrote and illustrated my first comic book (a Sonic & Tails fan comic) at the age of 11.
At 18 I recorded my first EP of music.
I went to the High School of Art & Design in Manhattan, where I met the love of my life and future wife. We moved around a lot and I had friends in every corner of NYC. I played guitar a hard rock band called Blackhorse while I worked as a shipper in a bookstore. But I quit pursuing a music career once I became a visual designer for MoMA.
In 2012 I self-published a sci-fi novel called "Emplant". Inspired by the rise of iPhones, this story is about a post-iphone consumer technology, a popular brain implant called Emplant and how it's affecting the world or a man who doesn't have it. It's a story about class and consumerism, about
I taught myself animation and in 2013 I helped create children's educational company GoZen.com--acting as animator, voice-actor, sound engineer and music composer.
In 2013, I founded a new band called Proud Fools and began performing gigs around NYC. I grew up listening to 90s and 70s rock. Drums and guitars.
In 2016 I began a podcast called "Dante's History" a literary analysis of The Divine Comedy. I had been studying the poem and felt there was much more to the poem than most know. Existing podcasts on the subject were lacking in production and presentation so I decided to make my own. Dante's History is meant to be an art project, a study guide, and an audio experience.