Born in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, to 'Candy', aka Joan Rudd/Blair, abandoned by his father, Rafael Torres, 'Sick Saint' relocated to the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn when his Bed Stuy home was burned to the ground. Hardships escalated when his mother turned to drugs to escape the harsh realities of life on welfare and no options.
At the age of 3, 'Sick Saint' could often be spotted in Teddy's Bar (North 9th and Berry) stealing quarters off pool table tops to play arcade games (Dig Dug) while his mother and step father partied nearby. Introspective from birth, 'Sick Saint' developed a knack for lurking in the shadows unseen, ever observant of the scene. This skill kept him alive throughout the years as he survived multiple armed stick ups, burglaries, street riots, near-death illn