Spartanburg, South Carolina native Robert Mullins, aka Moody Black has been performing since the age of 12. This rapper, actor, poet fuses soul and rhyme to make a unique style of Hip-Hop. Some people have even said that Moody Black sounds like a blend of Andre 3000, Mos Def, and Common. Moody Black makes every effort to make sure that there is a life lesson in all of his lyrics and songs. Besides gaining individual recognition: Moody Black has worked with a group of outstanding artists from Upstate South Carolina.
(LBA-Lost Beyond Access with Johnny C. Weaver)- performed at several talent shows and festivals since 1988, performed at The Underground Prophecy Tour with Breez Evahflowin, Phase One, Jax, Lyrical Buddah at SC State University- March 22, 2002/ Freestyle winner at Coffee Beanery June 15 2001/ (Undaground Fam with Marcus L. Caldwell, Plava, Kada, Young 30, Johnny C. Weaver, Ike Love, Soul Flower, X-Flowz, and Daryl Gist) several recordings and local South Carolina performances/ (Kinfolks with Johnny C. Weaver, X-Flowz, Neet, T-Nasty, Rico, Ike Love, and Mike B.) Local performances and opened up for C-Knowledge of Digable Planets at Magnolia Street Pub- July 15, 2000; featured in “Behind the Band” Escape section of the Spartanburg Herald Journal, September 15, 2000;Performed at the Juvenile Diabetes benefit in Inman, S.C.- September 30, 2000/ (Newspeak project with Ings) featured in Blazzin On-Line Magazine with the group Newspeak- 2002;New Brooklyn Tavern in Columbia, SC.- January 2, 2003 with Ali Rah, Jon Lyric, and J. Pachino; performed in “The Rhymes for the Hungry” event at The Warehouse in Charleston, S.C.- November 12 2003 with Lyrikal Buddah, Kindablu, Dan Johns, Ebrahim; featured in The Gamecock(USC student Newspaper)- March 29 2005/ (Dirty Mentalz with X-Flowz, Ings, HashAdams, DJ KillgrUUve and Max-Lit formerly Jay Fitty) performed in several local shows and presently finishing several projects. Now, Moody has teamed up once again with his crew Dirty Mentalz Movement (Max Lit, XFlowz, HashAdams, and Souf Chase) to take over the world.