Sean Forbes is a hip-hop artist from Detroit, Michigan who happens to be Deaf. Sean was born into a family that played, performed, and enjoyed music thoroughly. When he was five years old his parents bought him a drum set and told him he could do whatever he wanted. Sean graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and co-founded the Deaf Professional Arts Network a nonprofit that makes music accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing community . He also raps, and signed a record deal with the same team that produced Eminem.