Raised in the historic Dudley Square section of Roxbury, Fakts One grew up surrounded by highly influential local radio & DJs, most notably WILD 1090AM and local university stations WZBC, WMBR, WRBB, and Emerson College's WERS 88.9FM where he would spend his collegiate years (1995–1999) in Emerson's undergrad program.
Fakts One has been a key figure in Boston's music scene since the
late '90's, DJing at area hip hop shows & WERS 88.9FM. He has
performed internationally with his former group The Perceptionists and
as the tour DJ for Boston hip hop icon Edo G.