Liiion Heart; Bio
Birth & Parentage
Rapper, Liiion Heart, was born Ralph Couba in the small town of Immokalee, FL on January 22, 1982. Raised in a household without a mother and father, it wasn’t easy for Liiion Heart. His grandmother was there to be the parent he most desperately needed. He spent most of his childhood years in Immokolee and then relocated to Key West, FL; another small town but bigger in population compared to Immokalee.
As a teenager, growing up in Key West, one of the challenges Liiion Heart had to face was proverty. His grandmother struggled to keep the bills paid and food on the table. The job she had at the local grocery store just wasn’t enough. Living within the means of poverty lead Liiion Heart to grow up in the projects; an area surrounded by drugs, gangs and violence. The hood made Liiion Heart a true survivor. He always found ways to beat the odds of having nothing. It was at the very young age of eight years old Liiion Heart gave himself to the streets. By the time he turned a teenager the act of hustling became apart of him. Music played an even bigger part of Liiion Heart’s life and was a therapeutic gateway to escape the problems surrounding him.
His favorite genres are reggae, R&B, and Rap. Among the many legends out there, some of his music idols were: Bob Marley, Lucky Dube, Michael Jackson, Biggie Smalls, Nas, Dr. Dre, and Puffy Daddy. It was only until one day, Liiion Heart was brought to a studio by his cousins, that he received the fulfillment he needed for the musical birth of Liiion Heart; which stands for strength and courage.
After high school Liiion Heart faced some tough years and was in and out of jail. The trouble he allowed himself to fall into made it difficult for him to freely live. So a major turning point came for Liiion Heart when he was almost sent to prison for a crime he didnt even commit. He knew then his life needed a change and his only way out was through music.
Record Label & Albums
Liiion Heart now has his own Record label, Real Liiife Entertainment, and has completed his first mix tape “Coming From Nothing” and working on the second mix tape “I’m On My Way.” Liiion Heart wants listeners to get a sense of reality in his music and relate to the truth behind it. His music is real because it comes from the heart.