L-Quote was born Luther James Lewis III on March 1st 1986 in Houston, Texas. At the age of 4, he then moved to Hampton, Virginia where he was then raised by his Grandparents. He always idolized and impersonated Michael Jackson as a child. It wasn't until 7th grade where he discovered his true passion for music and art. It all started in the cafeteria, developing lyrical skills and entertaining classmates. LQ was mesmerized by literature, the subject English, and creative writing classes.
After junior high, he soon became identified as a Battle Rapper throughout all of his high school years. Going from rapper to rapper and giving his high school fans what they wanted, a show. By name L-Quote was known throughout by teachers, staff members, and even the principles. Soon he was asked to cease