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Born in Germany, raised in Compton, Problem entered the industry writing a verse for producer & friend Terrace Martin, on a song called "Be Thankful", featured on Snoop Dogg's compilation album "The Big Squeeze". The track garnered praise from notable artists such as Nas & Talib Kweli among others. Recording tracks with recognized artists such as Daz, Kurupt, Snoop Dogg, & DJ Quik, Problem's first big break was when Snoop Dogg heard a record which was also produced by Terrace Martin called "Neva Hafta To Wurry About That". He went on to write three records on Snoop Dogg's "Ego Trippen" LP. Over the span of his career Problem has dropped seven mixtapes, was signed to Universal & has experienced much success with the release of his party anthem "I'm Toe Up". With the talent and accolades to match, Problem is destined to shine. When asked Problem what style of music he wants to present to the world his response is "Whatever the (expletive) I feel like doing. I will not be boxed into any style or genre of music. So when you try to classify my style of rapping, don't. Just let me be an artist." You can expect the unexpected from the Diamond Lane recording artist, as well as new records, mixtapes, and especially more albums.

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