James Mayo aka Scan da Legend born California in 1977. Rapper, singer and hip hop artist grew up in the Bronx N.Y. since 1984. Raised by his aunt in New York City. In the Bronx he then developed his dancing skills and performed in talent shows. Inspired by his oldest cousin from his mother side of the family and friends, who were trying to be upcoming D.j's at the time.Tupac Shakur was another inspirational insight on his music. He then started writing his own lyrics. Later on he moved to Harlem, NY where he release his first single "True thugs" on the back2back entertainment comp album in 2000. Presently under hot shots management inc. working on his upcoming album Blue is the color of the rainbow.