It's Only Us is a music production duo consisting of the brothers, Kweku 'Gift' Saunderson and Nana 'King Black' Saunderson, the nephews of Kevin Saunderson, one of the founding triumvirate of Techno Music. Gift's musical background has a number of influences from Techno Music to HipHop to European Classical Music to Jazz. As a youth, he studied cello in the Noel Pointer Foundation. His other musical influences include Michael Jackson and a number of contemporary artists. King Black is a budding percussionist who plays several types of hand drums. He participated in a special music class for youth with the Jazz great Milford Graves at the International Center for Medicinal and Scientific Studies (ICMASS). The brothers, Gift and Black, teamed up in late 2006 and have since started Amen-Ra Records. Gift, a prolific electronic musician has compiled over 600 trax since 2005, while Black has been a wordsmith since the early 2000s. It's Only Us (I.O.U.) is a dynamic group that combines hard uptempo beats, catchy-hooks, and witty lyrical puns.
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