Colorado native One Peace was born in Canon City, Colorado. The youngest of three brothers O.P. was heavily influenced by 90s Hip Hop like Bone Thugs N Harmony, BIG, Nas and Dre. With an 80's hair metal guitarist father music had always been ingrained in their family roots. His big brother Joey Swahv showed him countless hip hop classics which lead him to start writing, rapping, and eventually producing. Battles with the justice system and life growing up in Colorado are among the themes prevalent in his music.