Rapper/producer Lil Unfufu (born Gregory I. Pulliam) grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. Listening to all types of music and it shows in his body of work He began rapping in the summer of 1991 when he entered his boys & girl club annual talent show (then rapping as Kid Duce). In 1993 Lil Unfufu won first prize at the same talent show winning a chance to be on BET'S teen summit, but a drug arrest and conviction sidelined his oppurtunity. However, he continued to write and rap in juvenile detention eventually, after meeting local producer Dru, he decided to do a 3 song demo that never made it out of the studio because he was arrested and sentenced again for drug dealing.
Upon his release in 1997 he released his first single entitled Thug T.K.O Later hooking up with childhood friend and producer/rapper B.A. Barakas (Tavaris Thomas) the two joined forces and started their own independent label (BANG'EM ENTERTAINMENT) in 1999, releasing 2 projects in one year "Bang'em where we Hang'em The Co