A member from the collective W.L.A.K. (We Live as Kings), Christian rapper Swoope also maintains a single career. Blessed in Akron, Ohio, Swoope initial appeared single, releasing his Springtime Fling EP in 2011 as well as the Children R Us EP in 2012. Also in 2012, he released his debut record, AWAKEN, on Collision Information while 2013 noticed him sign up for Alex Beliefs, Christon Grey, and Dre Murray in the group W.L.A.K., who released their self-titled record that same calendar year. A year afterwards, Swoope was back again to his single career using the conceptual record Sinema.