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The Bardstown ky-based rapper has been through it all, and his gifts proves it loudly. More importantly, you can get to know him very well just by listening to what he''s got to say through his lyrics. Music felt like Gods path for him from a very young age . In a small green house with stacks of records and CDs, he became engaged by the likes of Dr. Dre, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony,Three six Mafia,U.G.K and The Notorious B.I.G. as a teenager. Watching music videos , the burgeoning MC would then mimic his idols skills with his young baby brother Lil Dave aka Ben Franks . "Growing up in a house were music was always the entertainment ,i knew something about the craft had me inspired and motivated to be apart of the spotlight." Lil Dave aka Ben Franks was born David Anthony Parker, after his late Uncle David, in Bardstown, Kentucky, to Donna M. Brown (Daughter of late Kentucky Bluegrass musician, Joe Brown, from Joe Brown and the Black Mountain Boys) and Danny R. Parker (Son of Rhythm & Blues artist from Atlanta, Georgia, David Parker). David spent early childhood being shoved back and forth from Kentucky and El Paso, Texas. He settled in Bardstown with his grandmother when he was 12. Being a rap fan for most of his life, David began rapping at the early age 13. At the age of 14, he began to get very serious about his rapping but it wasn''t until he was 18 that he actually made a name for himself, becoming SnowBlacc, which he would later return as "Lil Dave aka Ben Franks". David grew a flame that flows through his music to this day. In 2006 David was sentenced to three years in prison setting his dreams to chart the underground hip hop aside. Currently, David still is fighting his appeal along with the Innocent Project Branch in the Supreme Courts. Growing up was a struggle for David in his older sibling Daniel R. Parker Jr. stage name Dirty aka Dirteezy, Who has always had the motivational words to keep the dream alive. "I didn''t just wake up one day and say I was a gonna be a rapper... I dreamed about it first and dreams only come true to those who wake up "