Cody Ryan Stephenson, better known by his stage name CodeMan, is a White-American rapper, audio engineer, songwriter and charity founder from Traverse City, Michigan. CodeMan began rapping, writing and recording music at age 15 and gained local notoriety by performing original songs during his high school dances and at local concert venues. International radio personality, Crisco Kidd, has hosted alongside CodeMan at various cancer fundraisers and hosted CodeMan’s mixtape “The Heart of Hip-Hop.” ‘I support this man. He has a vision, dreams and heart. Since day one, I could see the determination in CodeMan’s eyes. I have felt his story and I want to see my man win and that’s exactly what he’s doing. He is the definition of ‘determination.’"