Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Mr.PonyPak takes you into a world of classic anthems and smooth, laid back melodies that are true to the hip hop game. Words Are Power: Volume 1, his first CD, is filled with street anthems and real instrumentation without any tinker bell tracks. PonyPak states, "My belief is that freestyle doesn’t sell records, songs do."So fasten your seat belts and let PonyPak take you there as no other artist has done. This CD produced two Grammy prenominations in two categories: Best Solo Perfomance for the single, "Splash "and Best Rap song for , "Self-Control" . His second CD,Power Words II,also produced three Grammy prenominations.