From: NY, United States
M.E.R.G.E which stands for Money Earner Representin' Ghetto's Everywhere / Mind Exposin' Real Ghetto Energy / Mission Equality Revolutionary Ghetto Educator/and Murderin' Every Record Ghetto Eboneeza among other alias's has been rhyming and recording for the last 15 years.
His passion for his culture and experiences from growing up in the Lower East Side of New York City/Lower West Side/Uptown/Brooklyn are easily reflected in his music. Raised in the very tough Avenue-D Jacob Riis projects M.E.R.G.E has endured extremely difficult times in his life but as a strong latino brother he is determined to overcome them.
He has lost both of his parents, pops to cancer and his moms to diabetes and heart failure. He has survived a stabbing, collapsed lung, fractured skull, the law, among other tragedies and has risen from the ashes to take the world by storm among other tragedies that keep him on a righteous path.
He takes great pride in his writing. M.E.R.G.E does not compromise in his creativity, which can be easily heard in the music that he creates. M.E.R.G.E has a presence that shines on any stage he performs on.
Currently, M.E.R.G.E has released his EP on vinyl that is being used to service D.J's across the country and throughout Europe. You can also catch M.E.R.G.E at www.RIFFRATZ.com where he has landed the theme song for this up and coming 3-D cartoon.
His hit underground banger titled "Destined For Glory" is being featured in the soundtrack for the upcoming independent film "Diamonds In Da Rough." M.E.R.G.E is also in the process of recording new songs for future releases.
He is a former member of the group "809 Foundation" wit cross BOE Bravo which was managed by Tink who is a Member of EPMD's HITSQUAD and cuzzo of PMD. MERGE also had smash underground hits which was played on Hot 97.1 by DJ Enuff. He's dealt wit' haters fo' a long time but da GOD always perseveres
He has performed at Wetland's for Cold Crushs 20th anniversary bash, the Arena with Jeru The Damaja, and most recently at S.O.B's for the Latin Coalition, The Black Expo. M.E.R.G.E is not your average MC, he's been slept on for a minute and with his NI-TY click: N.G., HARM, AMARI Perez, DSWAN, Stormshadow, Cross BOE Bravo, June, Michete Eddie, and da Jr. Regulatorz-He will prove he's the real deal as true underground cats all over have already witnessed. Now it's time to take over Corporate America!!!!!!!
I got the hottest chick in the R&B game down with us: Cherie D'Avino, check us out in her song "Why Don't You" at myspace.com/cherie.
My partner N-G is my pa'tna and you could holla at him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
M.E.R.G.E Quotes: " The Last Shall Be first, my hunger and thirst will bring the rebirth".
Yo cop the "Pottery Fragments" EP which has over 175,560 downloads and contains two more songs that were too big a file to upload, at CDbaby.com/Merge05.
All I gotta say is watch me, keep an eye on me. All you gotta know iz i told u so..NYC beware when I get back from tearing up Europe so stay tuned. Peace
Humble cat layin' low with my carefully chosen click...I got the hottest chick in the R&B game down with us: Cherie Davino. Check out her song "Why Don't You" which I'm featured on. It's fire! at myspace.com/cherie. my bizness pa'tna N-G A.K.A THE MANAGER, you could hit him up at email@example.com. My crew Harm (bay bro n my right hand), Amarie Perez( cuzzo), NG, DSWAN, Seas, Cross B.O.E., L Da Pro aka Dike Nice, Mike Brown, Cherri, Loose, Lil MERGE, Parol Joe, Wise, Baggz, RT-Dogz 4 Life,Michete Eddie, TFO, Jr. REGULATORZ, DPR, June, E-luv, Solis Flip, Bear, Robs, Devel, Chelo Roc, Al boogie, Gus da motto, Louie Lengua, Miguel Pilon, Juaquin Beneno, Jav Love, Lex, P funk...n' all my NI-TY Operativez!!! 1 Thou! Martin "Face" Wilson Rest in Peace!
My mom n' my Pops and their wisdom which is instilled in me, Pedro Albizu Compos, Lolita Lebron, The Original Young Lords, History or His-story vs the real story, Macheteros, Felix Trinidad, Napolean Hill, Marc Anthony, All the great hip-hop artists from Krs-One, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Nas, Big Pun, Cypress Hill, Kool-G Rap, Public Enemy, LL Cool-J, AZ, Jay-Z, Biggie, Wu-Tang Clan, Run DMC, Wise Intelligent from Poor Righteous Teachers, Brand Nubian, EPMD, Mobb Deep, the Fat Boys, GrandMaster Flash and the Furious 5, Lord Finesse, Gangstar, Black Moon and da whole Boot Camp Click...Only those who inspired and helped raise me into the man I am.