Ikon was born and raised in Chicago. He began crafting music at the age of 14 and attended Columbia College Chicago, receiving a degree in music business. He now works as an engineer/ in house producer at Private Stock studio. He premiered his debut EP, Private Stock, on 3/19/15 on Earmilk. The EP features some of Chicago's brightest young stars in Pivot Gang, Noname Gypsy, Malcolm London, Jarred Ag, ASA, Kahrion, and more.