Question is a guy from Southern California, a self-proclamed beatsmith, who melds jazz, vocal, and orchestral melodies into tight hip-hop backing tracks. Mellow stuff but with a beat, and best of all, you should be able to work to this without tearing up.
Check Him Out!
Just to add to the non-mopey-ness.. here is a picture of his daughter listening to records. Awwwwwww.