Iamsu!, born Sudan Ameer Williams, has been making music for over a decade. He began playing the drums as a child and later branched out to writing, producing, and finally rapping. Always inspired to be himself, he has avoided being the stereotypical artist. Su! has used his personal experiences to shape his music and his life. .... Iamsu! spent his early years in Richmond and Pinole, California, as well as Grambling, Louisiana.