Hailing from the streets of Baltimore's east side Oxygen Pernell is a staple in his city like his name implies. "Oxygen" is the breath of the city. This is emodied in his music and hitting the game 12 years old Oxygen Pernell has been penning rhymes since Ed, Ed n' Eddy. Originally intially starting out in the form of poetry, it wasnt until a talent show at his local church that he fell in love with hip hop after seeing his ability to move a crowd. Battling friends and other rappers at his high school he began to develope his lyrical persona continuing into college. Feeling his hobby turn into a passion when he began to do shows at home and in school. Consistently winning multiple talent shows with his infectious hooks and clever wordplay in 2011 he landed on the Baltimore Superstar Competition in which is old school hit "Hi Hater" took the crowd and the crown with an audience of over 2,000 people. Since then Pernell has gone on to release his debut project "Ozone" which has gained him more notiriety in the hip hop community. [+]