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Chicago-born rapper-producer Mak motivates by sharing his story with ‘What You Been Through’

From his imperfections, his resilience, and how he newly healthily deals with pain, Mak is the model citizen for any young man from the inner city trying to make it.

Mak, a Chicago-born recording artist-producer who fell in love with music since he was a child, is a writer before anything. In his youth, he wrote poetry about his experiences. Soon after the seemingly inevitable trials and tribulations occured during his adolescent years in Chicago, his family picked up and moved to Kansas City. ‘What You Been Through’ is a portrait of what makes him who he is.

From his imperfections, his resilience, and how he newly healthily deals with pain, Mak is the model citizen for any young man from the inner city trying to make it.

If you like Mozzy, you may enjoy what Mak is bringing to the marketplace. Check him out; watch the official video for ‘What You Been Through’.


Written by Richardine Bartee

Her unprejudiced love for people, the arts, and business have taken her this far. Join Richardine on her journey as she writes history into existence, one article at a time. Richardine is a member of the Recording Academy/GRAMMYs, and a GRAMMY U Mentor. She is part of the Complex Day Ones, an exclusive community to help make the Complex experiences even better.