Cashus C.R.E.A.M. Biography
By Kenji Jasper
Most people's lives are built solely around the choices they make. But there are a select few who are destined for greatness. At 25, Cashus C.R.E.A.M. is one of them.
Cashus was only 14 years old when his cousin, a neighborhood "big tymer", put him up against a group of older teens practicing their rhymes for a school talent show. He didn’t know anything about delivery or bars or song structure. He just knew how to tell a story. The words that went from pen to paper blew that whole room away. That was when he knew for certain that he would be married to the mic.
"I spit my little rap and my verse was better than all of theirs," he says, remembering it like it was yesterday. "I put all of my feelings and emotions into it. It showed me the effect my words could have on the people around me."
Growing up on Hartford, Connecticut's north end, Cashus was always a creative writer, channeling the sights and sounds of his blocks into poems and short stories ...