Joined Jun 8 2010
Sleep , also known as " sleepy eyed jones" , was born just outside of Philadelphia , Pennsylvania .Growing up under two older brother's , sleep was raised around hip-hop , and learned to appreciate " good lyrics " , and crafty word play .At the age of 15 , Sleep wrote his first rhyme , realizing he had a gift. .. ..
Sleep visited his father, whom was born and raised in Detroit Michigan , Every few summer's , since he was a little boy . At the age of 16 Sleep made a few bad decisions, which resulted in him living on the streets .Feeling it was time for a change , Sleep moved to Detroit , and attended Central High. .. ..
With a hunger growing for music , in 1997
Sleep met three guys from the East Side of Detroit ,and formed the group
Residing on the West Side od Detroit , Sleep formed relationships with different artist & labels. 2007 Sleep made the decision to pursue a solo career . .. ..
Over the years Sleep has won several talent shows , as well as been " runner up " in 2 major competitions sponsored by " Coors Light " & Heineken , and most recently made it to the finals for Jack Daniel's " Jackin 4 Beatz contest . sleep also had an article in " Pop Vulture " Magazine . Now roughly two hundred shows , features , single releases , and mix tape's later , Sleep released an LP titled " SLEEP DEPRAVATION " ( featuring some of Detroit's most talented , as well as a few Industry artist ) to let the " world " know he is here to stay , talented enough to be amongst the greats , & definitely " a force to be reckoned with .