James Monxhwedey (born August 20, 1984), is better known by his stage name Poppin’. Originally from Liberia, Africa, Poppin’ was raised in Harlem, NYC and later moved to Atlanta, Ga and now lives in Southern California. Poppin’ decided music was what he wanted to do in life while attended Collins Hill High School. After graduating, he attended Omni Technical University which earned him a certification in Audio Production and Engineering. Through his college years, Poppin’ worked as a dj remixing some of the hottest records out including reproducing the entire Black Album by Jay-z. Along with producing for local artist in metro-Atlanta, Poppin’ started studying the music business and building himself as an artist. His style and flow is a mix between Jay-z and Fabolous over Timbaland or Neptunes beats. His energy and swag on tracks and stages can be compared to none. With national and international shows under his belt, he is now headed to stardom. With the release of his long awaited mixtape entitled Planet X: The Mixtape, which can be found on www.datpiff.com, Poppin’ received so much positive feedback that he decided to get back in the studio to work on his debut album. His debut singles “6 In The Morning” and “Live It Up” are getting radio play in the States and internet radio worldwide and are doing great things for him. Poppin’ uses the music as a stepping stone to do much bigger things in life. A dream of his is to go to these countries in need of help and help. Build schools, housing projects, and help better their education and medical situations. In order to accomplish these things, the music must speak to the people and right now Poppin’ is talking. Poppin’ is a star on the rise and with his belief in patience and determination, he will get there. You can reach Poppin’ at email@example.com, by phone @ 678-939-7417 and at his website www.reverbnation.com/poppin which contains more photos and incredible music from this up and coming artist.