One West Magazine Artist Spotlight: BlindthuG

Onewest Magazine Artist Spotlight BlindthuG
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The first original blind hiphop entertainer/CEO BlindthuG the founder of Night Vizion Entertainment, his alias Franky Vizions.

Born in Chicago Illinois on April 14 1975, Frankie Aldridge was born with an eye disease. He lost his right eye sight at 12. Three years later at 15, his left eye went out while reading to the class in high school.

From the result of going blind, he sat in his room for 2 years listening to rappers like Too Short, Eazy-E, 2Pac, and Ice-T. Finally at 17, his left eye came back. It was then he noticed his passion for music.

He returned to high school only to get arrested for marijuana possession, auto theft, and gang activity. After dropping out of high school at 19, Frankie recorded his first demo in 1995.

As a result of a street brawl, he found himself blind again at 25. Leaving the hospital blind, instead of home, he told his friend to take him straight to the studio, blindthug refuses to not let his rap talent be heard.


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