One Be Lo
Music: Arts Education, Literary Arts, Performance
One Be Lo is an artist/activist known as the OneManArmy; General SUBliminal. He is a Hip Hop producer who first made a name for himself as an Emcee in the Hip Hop group Binary Star. He is also a member of the World Champion B-Boy crew Massive Monkees. One Be Lo is a conceptual thinker who paints stories with words and Metaphors. One Be Lo is constantly evolving and growing as the names of his albums suggest; Project F.e.t.u.s. (For everybody that understands), S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M. (Sounds Of Nahshid Originate Good Rhymes and Music), S.T.I.L.L.B.O.R.N.(Something To Interest Lo Listeners, Beyond Original Recorded Networkings), R.E.B.I.R.T.H. (Real Emcee’s Bring Intelligent Rhymes To HipHop), L.A.B.O.R. (Language Arts Based On Reality), K.I.C.K. P.U.S.H.
(Keep it cool kid, People usually show hate), and soon B.A.B.Y. (Being a Black Youth). The Fetus > Baby concept is about being pregnant with ideas, and always striving to remain fresh and relevant to the times. Dedicated to self mastery and finding new solutions to old problems, One Be Lo explains that after all of his years of living and learning, he’s still like a baby with much to explore and discover. Born in Pontiac, Michigan as Raland Scruggs, he was a convicted felon as a teenager for armed robbery. Now armed with a purpose to spread peace and love and building community using the elements of Hip Hop as his tools, One Be Lo’s music message is filled with Universal Teachings that empower Youth and promote entrepreneurship. His music is a force which allows him to travel worldwide, expressing His ideas in the form of original art. True Hip Hop is about authentic expression.