Hakeem Bell Marsh, notably known as “Swave HMG” living in his truth as others who have pioneered the Rap Game and challenged the ears of their fans. He is known for his distinct sounds and relatable lyrics as he entertains the personalized beats of rap. Born August 25, 1991 and raised in the Bronx, New York his life was nothing short of exploratory having seen more than the average child. Being influenced by the instruments of music, and practicing in the mirror as a performer, Swave HMG began taking rap serious at the age of seventeen. While his upbringing was good, the experiences of his father leaving and watching his mother sacrifice for a way, music became his passion as the lyrics were his outlet. Tough decisions and difficult times never ceased to stop his desire for music, being evicted from his home at a young age, and selling drugs here and there, Swave HMG continued to seek a music career. Watching his mother make a way out of no way for him and his sister, her lack of quitting taught him the power of finishing. Being influenced by his mother and her aspirations, others in the rap game like 50 Cent, Future and Jay-Z, Swave HMG continues to impact culture by creating and operating in his own diverse sound. Believing that there are multiple roads to the destination of success, Swave endures showcasing the multiplicity of an artist. After releasing his first mixtape titled “Legendary” on February 14th, 2015, he learned one of the greatest lessons in life; you can be yourself and thrive in your own sound. Having completed four other projects and cosigned by LL Cool J as the next big thing out of NYC and since has gained mainstream attraction from his hit single “Blue Faces”, his music journey is only beginning. For more information and all social media, be sure to follow Swave HMG @swavehmg.