Octo1 (1)Rapper Octopizzo’s rise to fame is a true rags to riches story, and if there is one thing he has not forgotten, it’s where he has come from.

He recently posted the photo below of himself before the fame and money.

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He went ahead  to inspire the youth to pursue their dreams no matter the obstacles…no matter the opposition.

“#THROWBACK this is OCTOPIZZO in 2010
This is far I have come,Patience can be bitter but her fruit is always sweet. I worked so hard for profits because my dreams were expensive.Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard
When emerging from humble beginnings, those around you tend to underestimate your authenticity because they knew you before you were ‘somebody’
daaaaam! Hommy! 4 years down the line am a proud#BLACKSTAR”