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Showdown was born in the Bronx and moved to North Carolina in 1990. He wrote songs, produced music and worked as a DJ from North Carolina to Los Angeles, Kansas City, Baltimore and New York City. Showdown worked for Los Angeles' 100.3 (The Steve Harvey show) before joining 102 JAMZ.
His work with radio stations and industry recording artists inspired him to become involved in the business side of music where he had the chance to work with some of the industry’s premier producers - Eli Davis (Anthony Hamilton's manager), J.M. Jacobs (one of P-Diddy's hit men), Rhythm Fanatic George Sulmers (Raw Shack Records), and Skibeats, who has worked with artist like Jay-Z and Sporty Thieves. Showdown taught himself how to create his own music and produced records for Gucci Mane, GUNPLAY, 50 Cent, Big Boi, T.I.P., Waka Flocka, Ludacris, Uncle Murda, T-Wayne, Jermaine Dupri, Ace Hood, Que, Papoose, V.I.C., DJ UNK, Jae Millz (Young Money), Lil Will, Blackowned C-Bone, and Skibeatz. Showdown is also the creator and director of the web series 85 Central as well as host of his nightly show on 102 JAMZ.