American songwriter Stephen Allen Music born Stephen Mackey is the son of James Sr. and Serena born in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn, New York March 30th 1989. Middle child of two biological brothers his ethnic background is 84 percent West African 12 percent European 2 percent Native American and 2 percent West Asian .He briefly went to Atlanta Institute of Music in 2012 majoring in Audio Engineering but never graduated due to financial hardship.