Protoman | Interview
Protoman is an emcee from South Florida. He grew up watching TV shows like Head Bangers Ball and Yo! MTV Raps. Influenced by older friends on hip hop music, Protoman became a huge fan of Gang Starr. He began battle rapping and showcasing his talent at local open mics and cyphers. After several years, he released his debut album Analog in 2006. In 2007, Rawkus Records included Protoman in their Rawkus 50 roster of unsigned artists. Protoman released sophomore album Grey Area with Rawkus, which included the successful single “Wake Up” with DJ Immortal. In 2010, he collaborated with producer Sebino to record 86’d EP which captures a world of drug abuse, women, post-war psychoticism, and pop culture.