DJ Set-Free is a well-known name in New York hip-hop. He was born in NYC but moved to Philadelphia at a young age. For most of his life he traveled back and forth learning to be a DJ under Prince Paul. He went on to work with AND1 Basketball where he created the AND1 mixtape series. After doing that for some time he decided it was time to venture onto a new journey in life so he went to work at Universal Records doing marketing for a few years.