Nump Trump is a beloved bay area character, a unique figure that combines his deep musical understanding with his animated personality, resulting in some of the most spirited music ever heard. In the studio, Nump is known to release a highly compressed energy over a hand selected instrumental, before mastering his track with an engineerâ€™s precision.
In fact, Nump received his first job in the music industry working as a house engineer for Infinite Studios, alongside legendary bay area artists such as E-40, Too Short, andÂ Mac Dre. Before attaining that job, Nump interned withÂ Jay-ZÂ on the West Coast portion of the â€œHard Knock Lifeâ€ tour, and subsequently put in long hours interning with Studio 880, therecording studioÂ home to artists such asÂ Green DayÂ andÂ Smash Mouth. As you can see, Nump has dedicated his life to the mastering of his craft, and he attributes his success to this very persistence.
Nump had his breakthrough moment upon the release of his song â€œI Gott Grapes,â€ a single off of his secondÂ solo albumÂ â€œThe Nump Yardâ€. This light-hearted ode to cannabis indica swept the Bay Area by storm, and served as the unofficial introduction to the artist Nump. â€œThe Nump Yardâ€ was the follow-up to Numpâ€™s debut album â€œNump The Album.â€ When MTV visited the Bay to film â€œMy Block the Bay Area,â€ Nump was contacted and prominently featured on the show. This televised display of Numpâ€™s charisma opened up many opportunities for him.
Nump signed a shoe deal with Dekline shoes, an ice cream deal with the Filipino brand Magnolia, and a condom deal with Max Pro Condoms. Other musicians also took note of Numpâ€™s ability, withÂ DJ ShadowÂ bringing Nump on his European tour, and with Apl De Ap of theÂ Black Eyed PeasÂ bringing Nump to the Phillipines to perform in front of a crowd of 50,000 people, including boxing starÂ Manny Pacquiao.
Approached byÂ 454 Life EntertainmentÂ to sign as an artist, Nump instantly realized the vision and opportunities presented by 454. Nump brings an excitement and breadth of knowledge to the studio, and he feels that his rapping ability is the best it has ever been.
Numpâ€™s unique delivery ties an emotion to every word, and his lyrics celebrate his fun-loving personality. The world will never come across an artist quite like Nump, and with his keenness to learn and hisÂ new record deal, Nump should achieve new heights with any project he decides to embark on.