Merk the Lyrical Tantrum was born and raised
in New Orleans, Louisiana in the notorious "9th Ward", commonly referred to as Across the Canal, C.T.C., or "Cut Throat City", by Merk and his friends when referring to Home. Translating his personal experiences into a reality for his Fans, he was coined with the rap name "Merk the Lyrical Tantrum" because of his signature voice and rapid, lyrical rap style that is delivered in a raspy trademark voice that has made him recognizable. Life in the Cut Throat City was brutal and only the strong survived; furthermore, you fail to realize that you have other options. The only choice that you recognize in the Inner-City environment, "where only the strong survive", is that you have to figure out the best means of Survival by the rules of your World and the Streets. You pray that you don't fall Victim to your demise.
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