Picasso Portier –aka- “The Creator” was born in Middletown, Ohio June 20, 1985. Collectively raised by his mother, his two aunts (Donna Burns, and Madeline Burns) and uncle (Dean Burns), made rough times growing up a little easier. As a single parent, Picasso’s mother Ms. Jeanne Burns worked many jobs to ensure that her family had what they needed. By the age of eleven Picasso started taking a painted melody in his head and turned his canvas into poetry for girls. After receiving Jay- Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’ album, from his mother, he came to the realization of what he wanted to be and has been writing and creating hip hop ever since.
Picasso’s drive and determination is like no other and it doubles in anticipation everyday. He posses’ leadership and soul, two characteristics that will help get and keep him on top.
Picasso Portier has strengthened his name in his local market by collaborating with other local artists and completing a multitude of songs all at once, while releasing 2 mixtapes, “Self Portrait and now “He’s Got To Have It”.
Gaining spins on Dayton’s 102.9 with his single “Double it’ is only a preview of Picasso Portier’s artwork to come. As Picasso Portier and his label 1 In A Million Records gears up to release his new single “She’s Got To Have it”; Co-Produced by Larry gates aka Percision who has produced for artists such as, Mariah Carey, Nas, Jay-Z, R-Kelly and Fat Joe, just to name a few, the list goes on and on. 1 In A Million Records along with Picasso Portier are very confident that this single will receive a favorable reception from DJ’s and fans everywhere.
Picasso has made many sacrifices for his craft, so when Picasso reveals his masterpiece, be prepared to buckle up and enjoy the ride!
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