Who are you?
What do you make?
Hip Hop, delivered through live performances, teaching workshops, and media.
When did you start?
I began writing at 7 years old – I’m 23 now ! Didn’t pursue hip hop seriously until high school, and not professionally until college.
What makes you different/ what’s your unique style?
I’m a byproduct of black America’s schizophrenia – I tackle mental health, blackness, & life in the margins. Growing up there was a wrestle to be authentically myself living in between the suburbs on the northwest side while staying in the hood near east Indianapolis due to a family member’s life-threatening mental illness. The result theme of my music has been being vocal about 3 things – faith, hope, & love (Do For Three as my brand & movement).
Any projects recent or future you’re excited about?
I just capped off a tour with my team around the Midwest where I released a project exclusively to attendees! I’m excited now to finish up with a more polished sound a new EP, called Hope. It’s set to release early next year.
Where can readers find you?
You can find me on Instagram @lj_df3, and also my website www.ljforthree.com .