Born in Monrovia, Liberia as Emmanuel Otoo Kugmeh aka Ru-Bwoy O. From a very young age his passion for music has always been strong. Hip-hop music was his first love and was influenced by LL Cool J, Father MC, Run DMC, and Big Daddy Kane just to name a few. Otoo, as he is commonly called was involved in a lot of schools and local talent shows as a child.
Due to the civil war in Liberia in the early '90s made his family moved to neighboring Sierra Leone. During this time he discovered his passion also for Reggae/Dancehall music. Making Bob Marley, his musical idol. Also, Lucky Dube, Peter Tosh, and Yellow Man are some of the artists that give him inspirations to overcome a hard time from the loss of family members and friends.
The Twin City - Minneapolis/St Paul is where he now called home for the past 20 years. His unique style of hip pop and reggae makes him a local artist to look out for. He also has done opening act for national recording artist, Nelly, and Dj Quick. As a songwriter and artist, he has a graceful stage presence as an entertainer. Playing soccer, drawing, dancing, and movies are some of his hobbies. As a proud father, son and friends to many of his dream are to change the world and his beloved homeland(Liberia) with Love and Positive music.