Josia W Powell, better known as SwaggFrm421 is an artist and songwriter out of Elmira Ny a city located in upstate new york. Swagg grew up on the west side of Elmira, “421” Third St is the house he spent most of his early years growing up and plays a big part in his story. Early in his childhood, around the age of 13 he got into some deep trouble which further lead to incarnation in several different juvenile detention centers. Later on just at the age of 15 Swagg’s first child was born (A’Zaliah Royalty Marie Powell) with this happening and him having a record already life was closing in on him fast and things had to change. Shortly after, at the age of 17 his son (Josia Powell Jr.) was born he really had to step things up and figure out what he was going to do so he could support his family. In 2020, Swagg decided he wanted his story to be heard and he started his career in music releasing his first single “ Spinning ”since then he has released 2 albums “Pardon My Swagg” & “ Heart Of The Trenches ”. Making things happen independently with support from a couple people close to him he has been to Chicago and Los Angeles working with notable artists and producers. He recently released a single called Wrong Things featuring Brooklyn’s own Siya. He also launched his brand “Skii Mask Tv” in March 2023 looking to get into the business side of things and make more content, expect big things to come this is just the beginning of his career.