NomiS is a socially conscious artist from southern California. Coming from a musically inclined background, NomiS found himself interested in many different genres of music early on. He found a connection to Hip Hop culture and music during grade school where the alias "NomiS" became his musical identity. Studying music at a California State University, NomiS received a Bachelor's Degree in Visual & Performing Arts with an emphasis in Music . Performing everywhere from festivals, arenas, School's, bar's, church's, street corners and living rooms, to internationally in countries such as Trinidad, The Philippines, and Thailand.
After a makeshift release in 2004, an Ep in 2006, and a side project with Jeremiah Bonds (Forgotten Heroes) in 2007; NomiS released an extremely competent debut full-length installment in 2008 entitled, "Mouthpiece of the Lion". This album featured collaborations with Vanderslice (Sean Price, Murdah Mook), theBREAX, the Listener (Deepspace 5), Scribbling Idiots and more. Now in 2010 NomiS finally releases his follow up solo EP entitled, "Rosario Dawson" which features Blame One, iAMe (Sandpeople), Manchild (Mars ILL/Deepspace 5) and more.
NomiS has shared the stage with the likes of freestyle legend SuperNATURAL, stand up comedian Wanda Sykes, Evidence (Dilated Peoples), Abstract Rude, The Visionaries, Qwel, Braille, David Crowder Band, 4th Avenue Jones, KJ 52, LA Symphony, As I Lay Dying, Toby Mac and countless others.
NomiS continues to attempt to bring truth to everyone. Understanding the responsibility of an emcee, NomiS seeks to provoke thought in the minds of his listeners with a hope that it will eventually lead to life change.