Steve Sage (also known as Elusive or Artystik) has long been a Hip Hop musician, emphasizing lyrical diversity and musical creativity. His range of topics include philosophy, love, poverty, self empowerment, politics, war, struggle, and mystery. Every aspect of his sound is authentic, idealistic, and from the mind..."Steve Sage was born in the classical city of Wheeling, West Virginia. Throughout his life, suffering and love were present in every situation. Whether gaining unforgettable friendship, being introduced to drugs and exploitation, or witnessing the death of both parents, Sage has developed character beyond measure. In time, his knowledge-wisdom-philosophy inevitably transformed into the sound of meaningful music. As an independent rapper and producer, there are no barriers which Sage can't overcome. With beats, lyrics, and production completely original, the world will witness real inspiration."