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SOLANO Born in Dominican Republic on May 22, 1980, Jorge Solano Lopez AKA Solano emigrated to the island of Saint Martin when he was seven years of age. Eight years later, he fell in love with the hip hop culture, like the majority of young people growing up on the island. He soon began to take action by writing lyrics over famous rap stars instrumentals ( Jay-Z, OutKast, Nas...). This quickly allowed him to develop a style of his own which focused on three key points: - An innovative way of writing - A smooth, calm and clear voice - A distinct rapid fired flow A few years later, in 1997, he formed a group with some friends and released two independent projects in 1998 and 2000. He was soon noticed by the Caribbean Hip Hop community which saw his potential as a heavyweight of the rap game, a diamond in the ruff. His charisma and addictive personality convinced two advertising producers to offer him a deal with several commercials including Coca Cola and Fubu. It allowed him to open sho