Lucien Parker is a Hip-Hop artist from the South Side of Minneapolis. He is a young, eager, ambitious artist who captures a melodic sound backed up by his driving baritone. Lucien has always had an interest in storytelling even before he spit his first verse. He strongly believes that his mission is to create music that will help liberate his culture from commodification. Lucien believes music can heal the soul but only if it is written from the writer’s own soul. Growing up a Black kid in a middle class neighborhood he was made aware of the stereotypes imposed on African American people as portrayed by the media today. Lucien says, “Music is a tool that can be used to change the world.