Chicago's own N.E.P.H.E.W is a thought provoking, streetsmart wordsmith whose hip hop stanza’s are packed with passion and lack nothing. More than a clever acronym, "N.E.P.H.E.W" is a thoughtful metaphor symbolizing Neph’s empowered outlook on life. N.E.P.H.E.W is a philosophy; an approach, a way of life… perspective. N.E.P.H.E.W is… Never Ending Power Hustling Every day to Win.
In 2005 N.E.P.H.E.W released Chi State of Mind, his official mixtape debut. In 2006, he released his follow up, “The Prestige”(last shot at wealth) and soon thereafter he released “Neph-ology”(Album) 2008 and Pressure (Album) 2010. Later that year after his performance at the Famous Factory in Brooklyn,NY. XXL listed N.E.P as one of the top Emcees to watch. N.E.P has also been featured on MTV, Respect Mag, & DJ Booth.
In the midst of N.E.P.H.E.W'S underground success, He built an loyal fanbase that expanded in Japan, Korea, Germany, Poland and England. Shortly after, he secured a partnership with Sony and Viacom. The result was Pressure "The ep" released worldwide and to this date has garnered over a 200+ TV/Film placements to date. N.E.P.H.E.W also established Grind Mind Music Global. The entity merges music and film by signing and developing artists across both platforms.
"THE MC REBIRTHED, VERBAL ARTIST, PICTURE PAINTER, MICROPHONE DAVINCI." - Todays Individual
"N.E.P.H.E.W DESTINED FOR HIP-HOP GREATNESS." - Chicago Examiner
"WELL KNOWN ON THE SCENE IN CHICAGO,THIS EDUCATED,THOUGHT PROVOKING LYRICISTS CAN RAP WITH THE BEST & POLITIC WITH THE SUITS." - Grind Over Gossip