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. eventually BECOMING HOMELESS & DESPERATE, he entered a recovery program called CityTeam in Oakland, california. 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 CityTeam Oakland program as a case manager & aid for church development. currently he is serving as the careerbridge program manager for faith network of the east bay. 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.