Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Awon is a hip hop artist, artistic creative, and the co-founder of Don’t Sleep Records.
Awon and Phoniks would found their own label, Don’t Sleep Records in 2014 amassing millions of streams worldwide.
In 2015 Awon would go on to meet the filmmaker, Téo Frank, and begin filming the documentary, Underdogs, that chronicles his first international tour.
Since then Awon has organized several tours throughout Europe, sold out shows abroad, and released several successful projects under the imprint of Don’t Sleep Records.
He currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his family and he is enjoying the success of his latest release with Phoniks, The Actual Proof.