Born & raised in Staten Island, New York the eldest son of U-God, from the Wu-Tang Clan, had an upbringing that was far from normal. On March 13th of ’94, while being escorted to a birthday party, a young Dontae Hawkins was shot through the abdomen. The bullet came from a nearby crossfire shooting. After several operations & years of physical therapy, Dontae learned how to walk again, recovering from most of his injuries. He first picked up the pen during his high school years and thus iNTeLL was born. After graduating from film school he decided to pursue music alongside filmmaking. With nothing but time to perfect his crafts he continues to create dope art that will intellectually stimulate your mind. Since Embarking Upon his Artistic Journey MrHawkins has Shot & edited over 100+ Music Videos for artists in the U.S. & abroad. In addition, iNTeLL has worked with a plethora of local artists, internationally established artists and even a few High profile collaborators.iNTeLL has gone bar for bar with Big Tray Deee, Masta Killah, Method Man, Fred The Godson, Mickey Factz, Chris Rivers, Nitty Scott, Inspectah Deck, Token, Young Dirty Bastard and Snoop Dogg Just to name a few.
Born & raised in Staten Island, New York the eldest son of Method Man, from the Wu-Tang Clan. His upbringing was pretty normal aside from having a father who’s one of. the most recognizable figures in hip hop. However, he never let his lifestyle of environment prevent him from being a very humble and down to earth individual. Before music he was a star athlete playing football since the age of 10. Although the NFL may have been a dream at one point he decided to no longer suppress his artistic and creative abilities and thus FATHER $HA was born, he began releasing music under that moniker as he navigated his way to finding his true sound. After which was born PXWER the final form of this second generation Hip Hop progeny.