Putting down the mop, picking up the mic
June 18, 2010
LONG BEACH, CA — Kei-Shon-Son has spent over a decade working lengthy hours while employed as a janitor at Long Beach City College, during which time he was evolving his musical skills as a producer and performer, according to eReleases.
Kei-Shon is now on a classic "rag to riches" quest to go global with his talent: In his latest release, "Get Comfy," he''s about to trade his custodian''s broom for a microphone and chase the janitor''s American dream, the article stated.
Kei-Shon launched a career that is built upon experience and history having begun his artistic studies began as a teenager while he attended Jordan High School which is famous for exporting hip hop and rap stars, producing such acts as Snoop Dogg and Warren G, the article noted.
According to the article, the recession is a driving force behind his decision to release the track: Along with 500 teachers and staff, Shon was forced from his job due to statewide budget cuts in California.
He also has an altruistic goal — to try to help others that have lost their jobs: 20 percent of the sales of "Get Comfy" will be donated to help save other custodial jobs in Shon''s hometown of Long Beach, CA, the article added.
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