Born in Brooklyn, New York– Kris McFadden better known by his stage name Tha Pessimist got his start some time ago— watching a video of The Wu Tang Clan on Video Music Box he became inspired and began writing. To date he classifies his music as versatile 90’s type style comparing himself to raper Joey Bada$$ and credits Kool G Rap as his musical influence.
While out in Los Angeles, California (6 years) he helped create Gershwin B.L.X Crew (ABCDEFG, Krag Malkovich, Felix Tha Black Cat, Mole Man, & McNasty)earlier in his rap career. Later on he helped create Tha Network with (Joe 40) Mental Men with (G Supreme), and B.L.X NYC with (G Supreme, Drastic B.(The Path), DJ QZR,Bomb Jiggy Sam Hanie & A.D.A) B.L.X has a huge following, with B.L.X New York, B.L.X Australia and B.L.X Japan.
When asked what inspired him to go into the entertainment industry Tha Pessimist credits his family gene pool,sister Bernice L. McFadden is an author with books like “Sugar” and “Gathering of Waters” to her credit and brother stand up comedian Reggie McFadden— who has been seen on 1990’s sketch comedy “In Living Color” and the 2003 movie Road Kings.
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