Hugh Lee is an upcoming lyricist from Chicago known for his tongue in cheek lyrics, biting satire and witty punch lines that make his listeners smile, wince or have an outburst of nostalgia. He has made his way performing in various venues in Chicago.
From an early age, Hugh studied the fundamental aspects of artistry and how to hone his aural skills and time keep abilities. Studying performers like Prince, Michael Jackson, R. Kelly and Musiq Soulchild, he learned the singing patterns and variations used in pop chart songs. Later, he would go on to study rappers like LL Cool J, Biggie Smalls, and Jay Z for several different styles of figurative language and ways to express images in a vivid manner.
Hugh has released 5 industry remix mixtapes and is scheduled to release his first official mixtape this May entitled, “Fresh Heir.”
Hugh was born in Chicago, IL. He moved around frequently throughout his childhood causing various interactions with many different classes, races and people giving him several perspectives on life and how different cultures and demographics approach certain situations. Hugh attended 12 different schools in several areas of the country but graduated from Merrillville High School in 2011. Hugh attended Indiana State University for 2 years studying health sciences triple minoring in creative writing, communications, and marketing. After 2 years of rigorous studying and finding the right path, Hugh decided to leave the institution to focus all of his time and creative efforts towards being an artistic force. He moved back to Chicago where he has began to make a name for himself in the hip hop community and gain a bigger and wider fan base amongst friends and colleagues throughout the city.
Hugh has performed in many cities including Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Detroit, and Indianapolis.