I’m a young hip hop artist who began my Christian walk nearly two years ago. Before encountering Christ I would always be smoking weed, pursuing girls, and doing my best to raise my reputation and popularity. I was into partying and partaking in reckless activities just to try and find some fun. I would constantly take advantage of my parents’ generosity by lying to them to get money, to then go spend it on drugs and occasionally alcohol.
In mid 2011 my life was hit hard when my parents experienced some serious problems in their marriage. Leading up to this particular trial my sister had asked me to come to a youth retreat where she would be volunteering. After repeatedly telling her no something came over me that simply demanded I participate in the retreat.
Not short of the normal inner-city story, Larry Watts Jr. grew up fast with a love for money, music, females and respect. With absent parents, Larry was raised primarily by his grandmother and uncles. Born and raised in Gary, In., where he was first introduced to gang life by age 9 and joining one at age 12, he learned how to sell drugs by 14 and steal cars by 15. After becoming a ward of the court, Larry felt his life was being wasted and it had to be “something more.”