Merch Music (Producer) has been apart of Detroit Hip Hop community since the days of The Rhythm Kitchen. First and emcee, but later on to become a well known Boom Bap producer. In high school, Merchmusic was part of a emcee group by the name of PhatCats of Style with partner Ty Skills, winning a talent contest and having a chance to meet up with Detroit’s own Radio host Mason. In 1991 he was introduced to the underground hip hop scene by Hassan Masui (Rip) and Kafani to a place called “The Rhthym Kitchen. This was much different from the Techo, Ghettotech, and house music scene. The Rhythm Kitchen lead Merchmusic to meet Triplex, Laswunzout, Slum Village and Big Proof giving Merch a variety of musical experience. In 2002 Merchmusic began his journey in producing and has managed to produce music for Neco Redd, Laswunzout, Academy (Canada), Journalist 103 & J Hill ( Big Proofs Cousin). Merch Music has also participated I several Beat battles over the years including Beat Street Beat battle, Potluck Producers Lounge TV and recently Michigan Beat Battle League.