Professor Ripface captures hip-hop’s community with his music, gaining him recognition as a dope Emcee.
Born Yohannes Forde of Toronto, Canada, the rapper stepped into the music industry in 2020 to pursue his career as an artist of hip-hop. His moniker itself reflects the complexity of his creative mind, originating from the personalities that define him. “Professor” symbolizes the side of him that enjoys learning, reading, and mastering new skills, while “Ripface” represents his raw, uncensored, unapologetic street side.
Professor Ripface’s fanbase has been on a steady increase since the release of his debut single “Money Right” in April 2020 and his 5 track EP “ENERGIA.” With influences from artists like The Lox, Jay-Z, 50 cent, Cam’ron, Teddy Pendergrass, Max B, Luther Vandross and Reggae artists such as Dennis brown and Beres Hammond, the projects showed the depth of Ripface’s craft. They are authentic in composition and uses Professor Ripface’s personal experiences to covey energetic, inspirational, motivational bars with his dynamic melodic sounds.
As 2021 commenced, “Money Right” premiered its music video on YouTube, which brought new accomplishments to Professor Ripface. The single was featured on major platforms such as Worldstarhiphop.com, Torontorappers.com and Upn6xt Media and gained him a special shoutout from his favorite artist, Jadakiss. Upon the single’s success, Professor Ripface’s was also featured on his first billboard posted in Toronto.
Professor Ripface is an artist using his voice to uplift, inspire and give hope to persons through their challenges. Follow his journey and stream his music currently available on all streaming platforms.