Rajesh Sekhar aka “ Raj the Rapper” is a first generation immigrant of South Indian descent. He is currently enrolled as a student at Texas Southern University. Raj is a MC, in addition he is a singer, composer, musician, producer, and entertainer.  At the age of fourteen he taught himself how to play guitar and eventually joined the drum line as a junior in high school. Raj developed a passion for rap while he and his fellow band members would freestyle for fun on the bus while on their way to games. Raj has a wide range of musical influences which includes various artists such as Big L, Eminem, UGK, Nas, Tupac, Biggie, Bone Thugs, Kanye West, Ludacris, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. [+]