Gifted Da Flamethrowa
One that is called "Gifted" is a person that possesses great natural ability. Gifted was born on the West bank of New Orleans, La and has been writing and performing music for over 20 years. His one belief is to entertain, teach and to always keep honesty and truth in his music.
Gifted is an award winning Artist, winning various talent shows and performing in major events, such as "Teen Summit" an annual concert hosted by New Orleans' number one radio station WQUE/Q93 fm, which draws over 20,000 people and features a host of local and international Artist. Gifted is no stranger to the stage, having performed at 1000’s of venues throughout the years. At the age of 15, Gifted secured a deal as a choreographer/writer with the hottest label in N.O. at that time "Take Fo' Records”. From Take Fo' Gifted went on to "Smoke 1 Records" the 1st label to do a joint venture with "No-Limit Records" headed by the music mogul Master P.
Gifted was a feature Artist at the 2008 NBA All Star event festivities sponsored by Nike and Foot Locker, featuring Spike Lee, Kobe Bryant, Doug E. fresh and Alonzo Mourning. Gifted has traveled the U.S. and also abroad to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Rotherham and London, England on mission trips teaching classes and performing in various concerts. Gifted has featured on over 60 albums, most notably “Testimony of Redemption” the album from Bushwick Bill of the platinum selling super group, “The Geto Boys.” Gifted was also a feature Artist at the 2009,2010,2011 SXSW Music Conference and an annual featured Artist at Houston’s annual “Thanksgiving Feast”.
As time passed Gifted began to realize the power and the affect Hip Hop music has over the world. From that realization, Gifted is now on a mission to breath life into Hip Hop. With truth in his heart and Gifted’s way with words something special is getting ready to take place. And So It Begins.