Paco Troxclair spent most of his youth in New Orleans' Calliope Project. Considered a rap prodigy, Troxclair started creating music in elementary school. Growing up, he was inspired by neighborhood superstars, as they would frequently perform in the Calliope. “Music impacted me at a young age, I would go to video shoots in my neighborhood and rapping became my passion.”
From 1988 to present, KLC (Craig S. Lawson) Lawson's RIAA accolades include eighteen gold albums, twelve platinum albums, four double-platinum albums, two triple-platinum albums, and one quadruple-platinum album as well as two gold singles, two platinum singles and one double-platinum single. Lawson has two Grammy nominations, both at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album (Word of Mouf by Ludacris and Tarantula by Mystikal and two BMI Awards - one for the hit single Move Bitch (by Ludacris) and one for the associated album Word of Mouf.
He is credited (solo and with other Medicine Men team members) on close to 300 studio recordings covering over 100 studio albums. Lawson is from the third-ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. He found fame as a member of No Limit Records' in-house production team, Beats by the Pound. Lawson has his own record label Overdose Entertainment.
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Motivated by his addiction and passion for music, Troxclair finished college, orchestrated a team of like-minded millennials and his hit single “Duffy” was launched. “It is amazing to work with producers, artists and a management team that believes in the vision,” said Troxclair. “Duffy means, ‘Going with that positive energy, going with your gut. Doing what you want to do. So we took our passions and went with it.’”
Troxclair’s father was killed when he was four years old, he says “Although my mom always took care of us, I always felt disadvantaged without my dad. So I had to hold my own. My mom worked hard to provide for us and after high school she put me on auto-pilot to go to college. I actually graduated from UNO.” After returning to New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina, Troxclair decided to venture out as an entrepreneur. He started an investment company to produce his own music. “I wanted to show people I had it in me… I wanted to take things seriously. I dove in head-first and I was determined to be a successful entrepreneur. Nobody expected me to do anything.”
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