Chicago's Rising Star ILLIAD debuts his new single "Purify" produced by Ryan Walega off the highly anticipated "Fire&water" mixtape due out this fall.
Lawrence John Wagner, known professionally as Illiad, is an American Hip-hop recording artist from Chicago, IL. Illiad just dropped a collab EP w/ artist Eko Rellz and expects his solo tape Fire&water to drop in the early fall. Before pursuing his music career Illiad was a part of 1/82nd F.A. in
Fort Hood, TX. Illiad was deployed to Iraq as a heavy machine gunner in the Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2011-2012, as a part of a Quick Reaction Force (QRF). Being a combat veteran you could say Illiad has seen some very high high's and some extremely low low's. Through those struggles He relied on his major influencers to pave his way musically ala biggie, bone thugs, mike shinoda.
Born: December 21, 1990 (age 25), Hinsdale, IL
Education: Downers Grove North High School
Training: United States Army