born as Raphael Oldham was born in the city of Cincinnati, OH. Raphael started witting music at the age of 8 years old and moved to Atlanta, GA at young age to pursue his dream. Unfortunately Raphael Crescendo lost his big brother on April 16,2008. Raphael went through being homeless with his mother to being on the wrong side of the law. But he never lost his passion for his music. He was looking for his start and found it with Pharaohshus Music and Media. Raphael Crescendo is the next rnb hip-hop artist the sweep the nation. “DA COME UP I$ REAL” says Raphael Crescendo.