When he raps, Steddy P moves around the tiny stage at the Sapphire Lounge like he has to cover every inch of it. Sometimes he steps right to the edge and leans toward the crowd. “I do this for you, you, you and probably you, too,” he raps, pointing at eac
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Steddy P, whose given name is Ray Pierce, has been an emcee and performer at the Sapphire Lounge’s hip-hop night, “Mad Real Mondays,” since it began in September 2005. He’s listened to hip-hop since he was 7, after seeing artists such as Dr. Dre, Public Enemy and LL Cool J, and the show “Yo! MTV Raps” on cable television.
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