Problem Biography

Problem was born in West Germany and grew up in Compton, California United States (U.S.). He entered the industry writing a verse for a producer & friend Terrace Martin, for a song called "Be Thankful", featured on Snoop Dogg’s compilation album The Big Squeeze. The track garnered praise from notable artist such as Nas and Talib Kweli amongst others. Problem began recording records with various West Coast artists such as Daz, Kurupt, Snoop Dogg, and DJ Quik. Problem’s first big break was when Snoop Dogg heard a record which was also produced by Terrace Martin called “Neva Hafta To Wurry About That”. He went on to write three records on Snoop Dogg’s “Ego Trippin” LP. In 2008 Problem and his cousin founded Diamond Lane Music Group. Then in 2009 he signed an unsuccessful two-single major label deal with Universal. However his breakout moment would be when he was featured on E-40's single "Function" along with YG and Iamsu!. Since that time Problem has worked with the various artists such as Jamie Foxx, Jim Jones, Game, Wiz Khalifa, Bobby V, 9th Wonder, Chris Brown, Nipsey Hussle, Warren G, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Pharrell Williams, Travis Barker, and John Legend among many others. Over his career Problem has released seven mixtapes. On February 13, 2013, Problem released a collaborative mixtape with Iamsu! titled Million Dollar Afrowith guest appearances from Juvenile, Too Short and Omarion. On June 13, 2013, he released a mixtape titled The Separation with guest appearances from Wale, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Game, Chris Brown, Tank, Tyga and Wiz Khalifa among others. His 2013 song "Like Whaaat," featuring Bad Lucc, peaked at #20 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles chart, becoming his most successful song. On July 23, 2013, he released "Say That Then," featuring Glasses Malone. In November 2013, Problem announced that he would release his debut album independently thrugh Diamond Lane Music Group. He revealed that he would be primarily producing the album along with League of Starz. On December 10, 2013, Problem released a retail EP called Understand Me, featuring songs such as "Like Whaaat", "Say That Then" and "Understand Me".Problem appeared in a branded music video alongside Neil Patrick Harris for the drink product Neuro in February 2014. Book Problem for shows and concerts at Heavy Rotation booking agency. Worldwide Bookings with HR Booking. Problem Booking, Book Problem. Book artists like Problem, Problem booking agent, contact Problem email, Problem manager, Problem management for concerts, bookings, biography, pictures, videos. Problem may be available for your club shows, private party, festivals or other events.