Born in the early 1980s, real name Stanley .I. Ikegbulam is first of five children (Richie, Lillian, Chima, Mary) all raised in the city of LAGOS. Nickname 5mics which was named as a status for his rap skillz also earned by known rap act in the likes of Nas, Jay-Z etc. Parents Mr Ben and Mrs Felicia Ikegbulam who both hail from the East side of Nigeria, Imo state, made sure 5mics was exposed to anything and everything that was in their enviroment, which he (5mics) credits as a major influence to his person and skill as an mc. 5mics is a devout Christian and a deep thinker who likes to listen to neo-soul, rock, jazz, afro-beat and also loves the ladies and likes to chill.
He explores artistic regions beyond your comfort zone with combination of genreâ€™s into hiphop with the credibility to resonate with African and international hiphop heads, the average minds, music lovers and to agberos in the streets. He started rapping since 1996 which was around his ss1 in school, and was influenced and grew up listening to Nas, EPMD, Biggie smalls, 2pac, Rakim, Eight Ball, Boot camp Click, Wutan