Once he moved from Hawai'i at the age of 17 he began exploring the underground hiphop scene and fell in love with "conscious rap". He began writing raps and slam poems under the name ColorBlind Alchemist. Some of his top hiphop artist to still influence his music today include artist such as Sadistik, Mick Jenkins, MF DOOM, Azizi Gibson, and JonWayne.
It wasn't until 2016 where he began to take production seriously, hence PSYK was born. After hearing artist such as Com Truise, Chromatics, and Tonebox, PSYK started to produce music that fit in the "Synthwave" Genre. PSYK's biggest inspirations comes from Nicolas Winding Refn - the creator of movies such as The Neon Demon, Bronson, and of course the infamous film Drive. Since the release of The Neon Demon EP, a Cinematic Darksynth project, PSYK flipped the scrip and released his second full length album "Requiem", drawing inspiration from movies such as Good Will Hunting, and Requiem for a Dream.
PSYK is also known for his live DJ performances, preforming countless shows along aide artist such as Lucy in Disguise, Tonebox, Droid Bishop, Lazerpunk, and TOKYO ROSE.