Although he was created in Detroit, rapper Twisted Black (aka 145) entered the hip-hop game by method of Texas. With fellow lyricist Seed he debuted as one-half of Houston favorites One Gud Cide, who in 1996 released the full-length Appear What the Roads Made. Once the recording do well on an area level, the group was motivated to break through nationally using its follow-up recording, Contradictions (1999), but Dark got a three-year prison phrase for assault entailing severe damage, and was struggling to promote the discharge. While locked up he held composing his rhymes and likely to grab where he remaining off upon launch. But Seed experienced shifted, and without his partner Dark was unwillingly pressured to go single. His individually released debut, Past due Bloomer, found its way to 2003 and drew the eye from the TVT label. Just like his first work for the label fallen in March of 2007, Dark was once more headed for jail. This time he previously gained 30 years for conspiracy and providing 1,022 grams of split cocaine. Black’s lawyers immediately submitted an appeal.