Steve Murf, born Stephen M. Murphy, originates from Atlanta, GA. Often attending rehearsals of his parents’ singing groups on Friday nights Murf's introduction to music began at an early age. This introducaiton sparked a curioustiy that frequently lead him to locking himself in the bedroom and listening to cassette tapes of this parent's first album until it warped.
His older brother had a vast collection of vinyl records and cassette tapes that would be played around the house. This introduction led to hip-hop influences of KRS-One, Scott-la-Rock, Rakim, The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff, UTFO, Nas, and countless others.
Growing up Murf's favorite pastime was to sit and watch Rap City with his brother and sister every day after school. A pivotal moment for Murf was being introduced to A Tribe Called Quest's album Midnight Marauders, and the 1996 OutKast single, Elevators.
Murf has landed placements on Ball in the Family, Deputy, Power Book II: Ghost, Queen Sugar, & Grown-ish. He's known for his versatile flow that brings together some of his influences such as Andre 3000,& Q-Tip. Murf contols every aspect of his music from producing to recording, His style fuses elements of funk, soul, and jazz in his productions, combining strong bass lines with rhythmic intricacies. Murf is a unique talent fuese a wide gamut of styles and genres that makes his music feel organic and timeless.