Dubbed Tulsa’s X-Rated Rapper, Trip C has developed a cynical and hilarious take on the hip hop genre. Born Adam Hartzke in Indiana, he was raised in the predominantly Baptist town of Owasso, Oklahoma by his mother Donna, a nurse and father Karl, a cop. This picturesque Leave it to Beaver upbringing is the background of most Midwestern politicians and clergymen. However, Adam was always an outcast when it came to music and lifestyle. Now rock-like appearance Adam has always dared to be different. Showing an interest in hip hop at the age of 8, Adam's earliest influences were 2 Live Crew and Kyper which compelled him to start writing his own songs at the age of 13. After 4 years in the rock scene he realized his lyrics had a higher and more mischievous purpose.