Mr.Tac a.k.a. Chocolate is the most influential independent hip-hop artist in the music industry. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York with a undeniable passion for making music. He started his career in 1993 as a underground rapper selling mixtapes and tshirts. In 1999 he founded the independent record label Zone Platinum Entertainment and the music collective known as Drop-Zone. With over 15 years of experience in artist development, song writing and music production; he's far from an amateur. His talents and hard work throughout the years has evolved him into a recognizable and respected indie music figure. Having released over 15 solo albums, 10 compilation albums and 6 mixtapes. Mr.Tac is responsible for the online music distribution of over 500 indie artists.