Merc Versus is a working class poet, cultural critic, and a veteran of midwestern regional hip hop scene.
His past and current affiliations include C-Rayz Walz’ Sun Cycle movement, Universal Zulu Nation, legendary underground group Ironworkers Guild (IWG), international dark hip hop trio Bedlam Brethren, live hip hop band The Vizitors (formerly known as Planet Boom Bap) and more. Merc Versus has been called “a prophet” by Killah Priest and “nice with the pen” by Skoob of Das Efx.
After two critically-acclaimed solo releases entirely produced by Wu-Tang Clan/Killarmy affiliated beatsmith Falling Down, The Suffering Soul EP and Entering Heaven Alive, Merc Versus recently released the third installment of the trilogy, entitled Furious Euphoria and featuring guest spots from Popa Wu, Kinetic 9 of Killarmy, Young Dirty Bastard, Inspectah Deck of Wu-Tang Clan, and more.
Coming this January Merc releases his newest project “The Messiah Complex”.
Singles from his new record can be heard on his Spotify playlist below.