LIFTiD is an Emcee living in Oakland, California. Although he has made hip hop music for many years, his experience was marked by failure due to his constant struggle with alcoholism and drug addiction that eventually led him to become homeless & desperate, he entered a recovery program called City Team Oakland. Since entering recovery he has made a decision to turn his life towards God & has devoted his music to spreading the gospel. He is now a graduate & intern for the City Team Oakland program as a case manager & aid for church development. He is also a producer & illustrator, & he attends college in Oakland. LIFTiD enjoys working in the community & serving as a guest speaker at various churches and fellowships sharing his testimony.