Oppo, Nothing Can Stop Me

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Oppo is a rapper and producer from Pennsylvania who was born October 23, 1990 in San Antonio, Texas. He never had an interest in music or art until he was in 4th grade when a series of concussions put him out of school for a year. He taught himself how to record and play various instruments including the guitar, bass (stand up and electric), drums, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and more. During the 2009 – 2010 time span he got his first MPC and started taking beat making seriously.

On July 24, 2011 while living in Hawaii, he was on his way back from a show when the car he was in was hit dead-on by a drunk driver. Even though he was in the back seat, he fractured his skull, broke his neck, broke some ribs, and fractured a hip. He spent 21 days on a ventilator and went to various rehabilitation hospitals before returning to his home in Pennsylvania. He is now in a powered wheelchair, paralyzed from the chest down, and has no use of his fingers. Yet he still manages to make beats on an iPad using the Beatmaker 2 app with a stylus strapped to his hand.

Official Website: http://iamoppo.com

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