Born Maurice McLellan July 27, 1987, stage name “ReUp843” has arrived. ReUp843 stems from being in the military. It’s a sense of being military minded with plans to never be relaxed or get complacent in the things he continuously pursue.
Born in Marion, SC but raised in Dillon, SC Reup843 began writing and rapping when he was just 13 years old. It wasn’t till age 17 that ReUp843 began taking the craft seriously.
He loves music, no matter the genre. ReUp843 is making it his mission to bring rap music back to how it was back in the day with a little twist, mixing the old with the new to create the best music our time has ever seen.
Currently an Active Duty Soldier of almost 11 years in the Army living in Hawaii, ReUp843 constantly shows Hip Hop has always been his passion.
“I am here to show the world that I will turn my dreams into reality” – ReUp843
Influenced by Jay-Z, Biggie, 2Pac, Nas, Lil Wayne, J Cole, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, and Jadakiss to name just a few. He is inspired by the versatility each artist brings to the table. With a love for acting as well as music ReUp843 has been putting his acting skills to good use, securing regular features in the hit TV show Hawaii Five-O. To date he has appeared in 5 episodes (episode 813, 814, 817, 824 & 825).
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