Growing up in the merciless city that is Nairobi, Kenya, going to High school in Islamabad, Pakistan and college in Penn state, made Brayo an international citizen with vast knowledge of the world and what it has to offer. It wasn't long before young Brayo would become acquainted with the harsh realities of the world. Sheltered by no means, the emcee was exposed to an International lifestyle that is only offered to a few. From experiencing poverty, to experiencing the rich life, to experience the desperate, criminal life, all these experiences molded him to the young genius he is now. With cutting edge production, and legendary lyricism, he shook the world and let the US know that Africans can rap.