Damian Mendez also known as Infa-Man by his fans and listeners, was born on December 16, 1985. He was raised by both his mother and father in the Bronx projects at Marble Hill. As any normal child, during their childhood; Damian grew up with problems, leaving music to be his only way to escape. Having a mom who was sick with pneumonia, and his father in jail, Damian used to listen to artists that influenced him such as Styles P, Lupe Fiasco, Juelz Santana, Lil Wayne, and many others. In 2001 after the loss of his mother, Damian had turned to music in a different aspect. A year after his loss, Damian had started to write music; giving him the ability to release his feelings and thoughts out on paper and rap about it. He started to get a different outlook look on things.