Illmaculate of The Sandpeople | Interview
Illmaculate is an emcee from Portland, OR. At age 17, he won the 2004 Scribble Jam freestyle rap competition, making him the youngest winner in the competition’s history. In 2006, he became champion of Spin The Mic’s freestyle battle rap competition. In 2006 and 2007, he teamed up with The Saurus and won JumpOff’s World Rap Championships both years. Also in 2007, Illmaculate released The Rain Check Mixtape and formed a group, The Sandpeople, with local Oregon artists. Illmaculate has achieved most of his notoriety by competing against some of the best lyricists in King Of The Dot’s battle rap league. His latest album, Skrill Talk, features Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Inspectah Deck, Crooked I, and more.