Kendrick Shoalts, also known by his stage name Ken 430, is a talented, innovative, seasoned emcee that has worked with promising up and coming acts in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Brooklyn, NY, and Jacksonville, FL. Having recorded five mixtapes and broadened his horizon with a few features, he has decided to take his career to the next level. His sights are set on turning Ken 430 into a household name and catering to music lovers in diverse genres.
His lyrical ability has been called futuristic and completely stylized to fit him and what he wants to portray. His long-time friend and mentor, DreBoi da Truth has said, "Ken 430 can and will be defined by his own imagination." As an emcee he has been compared to the likes of lyrical greats such as Andre 3000, Lupe Fiasco, Ludacris, and T.I.