Raised outdoors Atlanta, R&B singer and songwriter Kev Samples gained a degree in the University of Georgia ahead of fully introducing his music job, though he opened up for famous brands OutKast and Ludacris while even now enrolled. Spurred into staying within the entertainment sector once he became the business enterprise supervisor of NBA participant Dwight Howard (his cousin), Examples used his marketing skills to help expand his singing profession. A mixtape DJed by Whoo Child, titled The Loss of life of R&B, produced some impact because of its concentrating on of Ne-Yo, Ray J, and T-Pain. His public debut, The Hurry, was released Oct 2006 on Outlandish Entertainment by way of a distribution cope with Common. Great & Dre, Crimson Spyda, and Scott Storch managed a number of the production fill; Twista, Petey Pablo, and Lupe Fiasco produced guest appearances.