A native of Carson, California, the rapper Reason, born Robert Gill, released his debut mixtape The Free Album in January 2016. The following May, he returned with There You Have It. Shortly after,
Kendrick Lamar's Black Panther was released featuring "Seasons,"on which Reason shared the mic with fellow Californian Mozzy and South African artist Sjava. The full- length album topped the Billboard200. Six months later, Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith welcomed him to the Top Dawg Entertainment roster, placing him in the company of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SZA, and others. A revamped version of There You Have It, including a new single entitled "The Soul," arrived two months later. His most recent and junior album “Porches” is slated to be his best work.