A member of the W.L.A.K. (We Live as Kings) collective, Christian rapper Swoope also maintains a solo career. Born in Akron, Ohio Swoope first appeared solo, releasing his Spring Fling EP in 2011 and the Boys R Us EP in 2012. Also in 2012, he released his debut album, Wake Up, on Collision Records, while 2013 saw him join Alex Faith, Christon Gray, and Dre Murray in the group W.L.A.K., who released their self-titled album that same year. A year later, Swoope was back to his solo career with the conceptual album Sinema. In 2018, he returned with the full-length Sonshine, featuring the singles "TSNK" and "Hall of Fame." The following year saw the release of the Two for One EP, which featured Jaylon Ashaun and Natalie Lauren.