Swa've Tay was born in Warm Springs, Georgia. He grew up in a small town called Luthersville, Ga. Performing in local talent shows and various showcases, he found a passion for music early on in his childhood. After graduating high school in 2003, he attended college at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. There he decided to take his music career more seriously. Considering the music culture was different in the state of Missouri, he made his move on to Atlanta, Georgia.
It was in Atlanta that he proceeded to pursue his music career. He signed a contract with a small label by the name of PotnazOnly Entertainment, managed by PoDave, out of Miami, Florida. After his contract with Potnaz Only was up, he later became the Founder and President of PaperChasin Committee. PaperChasin Commi