Thurst One is a Conscious Rapper and Producer, focused on bringing uplifting messages to the music industry. Born and raised in Southern California, Thurst One began listening to Hip Hop at an early age. During his High School years, he started "cyphering" or "freestyle" rapping with his friends, and developed a passion for Hip Hop and Electronic music. In 2005, he began getting some performance experience in the underground rave scene in Los Angeles, CA where he would regularly freestyle at various Drum and Bass events in Hollywood and Downtown LA. He was a resident MC at a weekly Drum and Bass event called Samurai Sundaze in Hollywood, CA that was put on by Sam Robson aka XXXL aka Sam XL of Pure Filth Sound and owner of the Temple of Boom record shop. Eventually he moved to North Lake Tahoe and began attending Full Sail University Online, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Production. He then decided to continue his education and attend Full Sail's Graduate degree program in Orlando, FL for Entertainment Business, graduating in June of 2020. He is currently working on a new Duo project with Singer/Songwriter Raina Rae called "Deep Dive". The duo just released their debut Soulplay EP which is now streaming on all your favorite streaming platforms!